As Figure 1 shows, LCT draws on the work of Bernstein and Bourdieu to provide a sociological view of knowledge and knowers
This is the perfection of a knower
in so far as he knows; for something is known by a knower
by reason of the fact that the thing known is, in some fashion, in the possession of the knower
Individuals adopting a knower
code will rely upon their status as knowers
, rather than specialised procedures or techniques, to legitimate claims to knowledge.
Importantly, in the process of consolidating knowledge and writing a case as the expression of that knowing, these teacher leaders were repositioned--as professional and confident knowers
who had developed contextual knowledge about leadership that was of value to express and, ultimately, to share.
1) Unearthing "hidden subjectivities" like physical location disrupts assumptions that knowledge is discrete and knowers
are neutral, universal, autonomous subjects who exercise mastery over the objects of their knowing (Code, "Taking" 19).
The six contestants are in teams of two - the throwers and the knowers
Sharing the Faith Fellowship was a source for seeking answers from qualified knowers
, as these statements convey:
Their life writing serves to delineate two different kinds of knowledge--the autobiographical act is, for these designers, implicated in the construction of themselves as particular kinds of (French) knowers
, against the knower
implied by the empiricism of the United States.
As she explains, "narrative approaches counter traditional models of knowledge by stressing that there are multiple truths, constructed by knowers
who are socially and historically located, about a world that is neither fixed nor independent of knowers
Dewey, James, and Peirce each in their own distinctive way stress that we view human knowers
from this Darwinian perspective.
There was no intrinsic opposition between theology and philosophy nor, one could add today, between revelation and reason/culture/science, since humans are made to be knowers
of both God and creation, and the study of philosophy can augment wisdom.
According to the curriculum, instead of aiming for rational and informed knowers
, schools are to work towards training children to speak and act in useful and sensible ways.