Do We Really Know What We Think We Know?

On the importance of epistemology

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“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.”

Isaac Asimov

What if we see blue through our window when the truth is pink? Hygiene tasks, as illustrated by Asimov, are relative to our level of knowledge. But what is knowledge? Do we really…