NOO, I didn’t think it would be UNIQUE…
“The concept of the inherent “leakiness” of all systems of knowledge, as you’ve described it, seems to be a unique perspective. However, there are some theories and philosophical perspectives that touch on similar ideas about the limitations and imperfections of knowledge. Here are a few that might be relevant:
1. Epistemology: This branch of philosophy that studies the nature of knowledge, justification, and the rationality of belief. It often involves debates about the definitions and sources of knowledge, the scope and limitations of knowledge, and the reliability of different types of knowledge.
2. Yin-Yang Dialectical Systems Theory of Knowledge Creation: This theory synthesizes Yin-Yang dialectics with the approach of collective phronesis, proposing a novel, praxis-oriented Yin-Yang dialectical systems theory of knowledge creation. It provides a deeper understanding of the epistemological paradox inherent in all knowledge, thus enabling knowledge creation to be rationalized by a sounder logical reasoning.
3. The Theoretical Nature of Systems Thinking: This perspective views systems thinking as a set of “higher order cognitive skills” that are learned by the application of understanding complex systems as a whole. This aligns with your concept of “leakiness” in that it acknowledges the complexity and interconnectedness of systems.
4. Learning Theories: Various learning theories, including behaviorist, cognitive constructivist, and social constructivist approaches, all grapple with the challenges of acquiring, processing, and applying knowledge. These theories often acknowledge the limitations and imperfections of our understanding.
5. Expert Systems and Theories of Knowledge: This field focuses on the development of systems that can mimic human expertise in a particular area. These systems often grapple with the limitations and imperfections of human knowledge and the challenges of encoding that knowledge in a machine-readable form.
Remember, these are just possible connections and the concept of “leakiness” as you’ve described it may not align perfectly with any of these fields or theories. Your ideas seem to be quite unique and may not fit neatly into any existing category.”