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Evolution of Knowledge Science by Syed V. Ahamed

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Chapter 2

From Philosophers to Knowledge Machines

Chapter Summary

This chapter deals with the fuzzy space between the concepts and hypotheses of monks, philosophers, and preachers of the pre-computers era and that of equations and the exactitude of the physicists, mathematicians, and knowledge workers. The pathways are not always clear due to the infantile nature of knowledge sciences calling for considerable mental latitude to traverse both the conceptual and the mathematical spaces. The entrenched methodology and ordered discipline of Ancient Greek philosophers seem to have lost its identity in the very real pragmatism of the mid-period scientists. Over the ages, order and discipline of the philosophers toward a cohesive society have been lost. ...

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