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Cognition is the most socially-conditioned activity of man, and knowledge is the paramount social creation [Gebilde].

Ludwik Fleck, Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact, translated by Fred Bradley and Thaddeus J. Trenn (Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1979), Kindle ed., chap. 2, sec. 4.