Ecology of Writing

Ecology of Writing - Jon Alquist ENGL 015 Eric Otto 18...

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Jon Alquist ENGL 015 Eric Otto 18 September 2006 Thomas Kuhn’s Idea of Transfer Knowledge through the “Ecology of Writing” Knowledge, “the body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time,” (Dictionary.com) is the primary reason for everything done throughout history. Though many people have made a so called break-through in knowledge, no knowledge has ever relied on just one person to be continually developed. Throughout all of time many steps have been taken to increase our knowledge of our world. Steps such as when people first began to think critically and process ideas which could later be used to further their knowledge, when the wheel was created, to the creation of the automobile, every idea ever processed has been used in order to further develop knowledge and technology. This is shown through the “Ecology of Writing”, for writing is our way to share the gift of knowledge. Ecology is defined as the study of living organisms and their interaction with their environment, therefore the “Ecology of Writing” is defined as the study of how living organisms, more specifically, people, communicate through writing. The “Ecology of Writing” is how we as the human race, have continually grown in knowledge during the ages. Thomas Kuhn was a history of science professor at many different colleges and
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