What Future Conceptual and Social Innovations?

by Bengt-Arne Vedin

ABSTRACT

Social innovation is seen as comprehending or being associated with conceptual innovation, making human communication and social interaction more transparent and efficacious, access to knowledge more direct. New concepts, for example for language or science, constitute gateways to a deeper understanding of reality and the consequent development of new intellectual and other tools. Making knowledge more widely available helps overcoming false intuitions, reduces privilege, and creates more level playing fields. What vistas for such conceptual innovation may we suggest?

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