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The certificate is primarily aimed at the professional community outside the University (e.g. employees in local companies). Interpretations as practical knowledge are not based on some general theory (no matter how helpful or explanatory these may be when interpretation is difficult), but reconstruct agent's own reasons, or at least how these reasons might seem to be good ones from a first-person perspective. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.

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