Category: Knowledge

Video Friday: The Future of Computation & Knowledge: Stephen Wolfram at HITS

Stephen Wolfram recently gave a talk in the Studio Villa Bosch conference center: “The Future of Computation & Knowledge.”

The Definition of Knowledge

Philosophers have traditionally defined knowledge as a belief that is both true and justified, a definition that sufficed until, 50 years ago, Edmund Gettier pointed out that the conditions could be fulfilled by accident, in ways that didn’t amount to what we would intuitively regard as knowledge.