Friday, April 24, 2009

Know-how


Science, meaning, reasons sought,
Knowledge, wisdom:

                     Search for naught.

Seeking one true fundament?

                     Write a novel testament.

Theos? Answers? (Wrinkled brow.)

                     Knowing's merely knowing how.




for Read Write Poem: how-to

re scientificus/technikos, my first attempt to deconstruct the notion that technicians, pragmatic "appliers of knowledge" are supplements to scientists, discoverers of "foundational knowledge", or how knowing is not, in any real sense, more than knowing how (see also Two Dogmas of Empiricism, Quine)