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Friday, September 28, 2018

What is a principle?


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What is a principle? Here is my definition:


A principle is a proposition that contributes to the structure of a topic


I believe that we structure our knowledge around principles. Principles constitute the outline of our knowledge. We can add to this list of principles and create dynamic systems. In this regard, principles help organize our thoughts into coherent structures.



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