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[mass noun] The systematic pursuit of knowledge, learning, and scholarship (especially as contrasted with its application).
- ‘As a biblical scholar, I found that Morgan's treatments of the wisdom tradition moved mostly at the meta-critical level - largely dependent on Wissenschaft and its questions and assumptions about wisdom, literature and the sages.’
- ‘In its place Berlin stressed two quite different but interrelated enterprises: orderly, disciplined critical research, or Wissenschaft, and professional education.’
- ‘Might the thought be the Weberian idea that Wissenschaft must now follow its own internal dynamics, so that any influence from the side of religion is now intellectually irresponsible?’
- ‘One outcome of these discoveries was the breakup of the old hierarchy of the disciplines, which had been based on judgments about the degree to which a discipline exhibited the logic of well-formed Wissenschaft.’
German, literally knowledge.
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