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Evolution of Knowledge Science by Syed V. Ahamed

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Chapter 16

General Flow Theory of Knowledge

Chapter Summary

In this chapter, we propose a methodology for quantifying the flow of knowledge based on simple rules of flow that govern the flow of current, heat or fluids. Knowledge being radically different from any of these established down to earth concepts starts to display that the approach based on conduction theory soon become ineffective, if not futile to be very precise in the quantification the flow of knowledge. However, the inroads of these discipline carved out over many decades offer a rough mapping of potentials, resistances, path impedances, work-done, and energies transferred. At the outset, knowledge does not abide by universal law of conservation of energy nor by the basic laws of ...

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