Reductio ad Wikipedia?

The tripartite classification of knowledge that underpinned the Encyclopédie. Like many other information organisation tools, it is based upon the earlier work of the polymath Francis Bacon.

By See en:List of contributors to the Encyclopédie (http://ets.lib.uchicago.edu/ARTFL/OLDENCYC/images) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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