Knowledge Classifications or Divisions


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Knowledge Classifications or Divisions

  1. 1. KNOWLEDGEClassification weialscien © weialscien 1
  2. 2. KNOWLEDGE can be classified as following 1- ARTS 2- LOGIC 3- MATHEMATICS 4- SCIENCE (IN MODERN TIMES USED FOR NATURAL SCIENCE) 5- SOCIAL SCIENCENote- It is impossible to classify knowledge in sharply distinguished field sbecause knowledge fields are mostly interrelated . It is just for theconvenience of mind for the academic functionality. © weialscien 2
  3. 3. 1- ARTSCreating paintings, Drawing, Creatingmusic, Dancing, Magic, creating poems orliteratures, designing , comedy, film, andso on….. are known as Arts. © weialscien 3
  4. 4. 2- LOGIC Logic is the foundation for all fields of knowledge. It is used almost in every intellectual activities. Philosophical and Mathematical concepts are basically based on logical thinking. © weialscien 4
  5. 5. 3- MATHEMATICS Mathematics is the true incredible logic of human mind with a great predictive power and beauty. Mathematics is the greatest teacher of Science. Four major Division of Mathematics are Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, Analysis. © weialscien 5
  6. 6. 4- SCIENCEThe term Science is basically used for Natural Science in modern times with the idea that the sole judge of Natural Science is the experiment. Scientific method is used in science.The word Science is derived from Latin word scientia which means ‘ to know ’.so we can question- What to know- Knowledge or Nature How to know- systematic & well-organized Why to know- understanding our Nature & other things. © weialscien 6
  7. 7. Division of SCIENCE Physical Sciences- Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Earth Sciences. Life Sciences- Biology (Botany, Zoology) © weialscien 7
  8. 8. 5- SOCIAL SCIENCE It is the study of human society and their behavior . Social Sciences History, Economics, Sociology, HumanGeography, Law, Political Science, Education, Psychology, Linguistics, Anthropology,Philosophy, Behavioral Science, Management, Environmental Science etc. © weialscien 8
  9. 9. USE OF Knowledge-Fields of Applied Sciences. Engineering- Mechanical, Aeronautical, Civil, Electrical and Electronics, Instrumentation & Control, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering etc. Healthcare sciences-Some areas of Social Sciences-Technology-Applied Mathematics- used for human related problems as well as scientific needs. © weialscien 9
  10. 10. KNOWLEDGE Classification If we use the term science in general context including the meaning of science in the classical thought asknowledge as well as the modern thought of science as a way to study knowledge especially nature.We then say that everything is science(i.e. , Knowledge)so we can divide knowledge under the general heading of science as following: © weialscien 10
  11. 11. SCIENCE Formal Science Logic, Mathematics, Theoretical computer sciences, information theory, game theory, systems theory, statistics, decision theory etc. Natural Science Physical Sciences and Life Sciences Social Science Arts, Philosophy, Anthropology , Behavioural Science, Archaeology, Criminology , Demography, Economics , Human geography , History, Law, Linguistics , Civics, Political science, Psychology, Sociology etc.NB- some academics use the term Humanities for social science in a broader sense but it seems more beautiful to use socialscience as per the science classification. © weialscien 11
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