ah now this is getting some place. I got all of the folks in English Wikipedia who are both “influenced by” and “influence” somebody else, allowing for more potential for cross connections with fewer leaves hanging. I didn’t limit to only philosophers or scientists or whatever – but any person who is listed as being influential for a student or influenced by a mentor/inspiration. 1112 people with 3567 connections between them. I had it calculate what it considers “Natural Clusters” One fascinating grouping it did is putting Turing in a separate categories with mathematicians but Ilya_Prigogine with philosophers – EVEN THOUGH I gave it NO information about their philosophy or mathematics statuses.

ah now this is getting some place. I got all of the folks in English Wikipedia who are both “influenced by” and “influence” somebody else, allowing for more potential for cross connections with fewer leaves hanging.
I didn’t limit to only philosophers or scientists or whatever – but any person who is listed as being influential for a student or influenced by a mentor/inspiration.
1112 people with 3567 connections between them.
I had it calculate what it considers “Natural Clusters”
One fascinating grouping it did is putting Turing in a separate categories with mathematicians but Ilya_Prigogine with philosophers – EVEN THOUGH I gave it NO information about their philosophy or mathematics statuses.

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