Spiral Cognition: Epistemological Grounds

  • Vovk Olena Cherkasy National Bohdan Khmelnytskyi University
Keywords: cognition, multiparadigmatic, gnoseological pluralism, epistemological styles, spiral model of cognition


The article focuses on the bases of multiparadigmatic spiral cognition. In particular, levels and ways of cognition have been examined, the mechanisms of cognitive activity have been traced. The importance of gnoseological pluralism has been cleared out, according to which combination of rational, sensual, and experience in cognitive process is postulated. The idea of interaction of different formations and paradigms of cognition, resulted in creation of multiparadigmatic epistemological systems has been accentuated. The spiral model of knowledge acquisition has been offered.


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Author Biography

Vovk Olena, Cherkasy National Bohdan Khmelnytskyi University

professor of the department of English philology of Cherkasy National Bohdan Khmelnytskyi University, doctor of pedagogics, assistant professor


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How to Cite
Olena, V. (2015). Spiral Cognition: Epistemological Grounds. Pedagogical Discourse, (18), 33-35. Retrieved from http://ojs.kgpa.km.ua/index.php/peddiscourse/article/view/244