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Theory of knowledge

Theory of knowledge

Knowledge is not static, it's dynamic.  There isn't a Book of Everything out there that contains all of knowledge.

Think of knowledge as a sphere.  The core is known, legible.  It can be described and taught.  The outside envelope is tacit, it isn't legible.  People can use that knowledge but can't teach it.

The boundary between the two is moving outwards as training techniques are created that convert tacit knowledge into legible knowledge.

This process is accomplished by experimentation, hypothesis testing.

The experiments create new methods which are backfilled by theory, making it legible.

And this is a simplified model.  The legible core is constantly being updated as well.