On being arrogant

Our five classes of scholars and scientists:
1. Astronomy, Astrophysics, Cosmology, Physics
2. Biology-Chemistry
3. Mathematics
4. Philosophy – Theology
5. All others, cross-disciplinary, especially STEM programs, including Legal

In the future there may be some refinements.

The original list of scholars who were contacted in 1979 about the first principles within their discipline for a project at MIT are listed here.