Knowledge Construction Methodology

  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
Part of the Translational Systems Sciences book series (TSS, volume 20)


The knowledge construction methodology consists of a knowledge construction system model, a dialectic knowledge construction method, and a set of knowledge justification principles called constructive objectivism. To emphasize the universality of the knowledge construction system model, this chapter first shows that the model is derived naturally from the new tactics creation method by Yoshiharu Habu, a permanent grand master of Japanese chess. This model suggests that knowledge is created and justified by the five abilities of actors in the four knowledge domains. This chapter introduces an application of the knowledge construction method in detail in the end, so it first explains constructive objectivism. As an application of the knowledge construction methodology, this chapter reports on the creation of stories that promote classroom lessons for a traditional Chinese instrument in Japan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
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  1. 1.Professor Emeritus, School of Knowledge ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyNomiJapan

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