"Epistemology is like these two goats: if you get the foundation wrong, you can think as hard as you whish - it will get you nowhere. If, however, the underlying logic of your exploration is sound, you can at once hang out - and think wide."
"Epistemology is concerned with the
nature of knowledge (i.e. with what is knowledge) and methodology is concerned with how knowledge is acquired. In other words, epistemology is like a restaurant's menu whereas methodology is more like a street map showing how to get to the
"The method of idealistic epistemology is like that of the quack physician ; it first administers a drug which makes the patient's ailment chronic, thus making its own ..."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.