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Information and Its Conceptual Perspectives

Information and Its Conceptual Perspectives
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Author(s): José Poças Rascão (Institute Polytechnic of Setúbal, Portugal)
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 14
Source title: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch384


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Information has attributes/positivist concepts that some authors use to better understand it. Others are critical about information subjectivism. This chapter discusses conceptual perspectives of information. The aim is to study the concepts of information from some areas of knowledge of the social sciences, cognitive and business looking to propose a concept of information in the field of information science. The methodology of the study is formed by bibliographical research. It is concluded that the concept of information is still in full development.

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