chapter  33
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Truth and Revelation Theories

Knowledge, it is recognized, is good, and since the experiences ^ which we have been discussing may readily be supposed to give knowledge, there is a strong tradition in criticism which seeks to derive their value from the worth o f knowledge. But not all knowledge is equally valuable: the kind o f information which we can acquire indefinitely by steady perusal o f Whitaker or o f an encyclopaedia is o f negligible value. Therefore a special kind o f knowledge has been alleged.