GRE Essay Topic 189 - Present your perspective on the issue below, "No field of study can advance significantly unless outsiders bring their knowledge and experience to that field of study."
The field of study is very vast. We start our education from school and it leads us to be specialized in one field from the vast ocean of field of knowledge. For an individual to obtain complete knowledge and experience of education is not possible. While it was fine for early physicists to learn...
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In now days, the great speed of growth of of knowledge and technology has showed that the importance of incorporate with different fields. New technology such as computer is widely used in different area to help performing computation and simulation. However, these helps can not deny basic studies of that areas, so I disagree the argument that no field of study can advance significant unless it incorporated knowledge and experience from outside that filed.
It is true that in modern sciences the outside field areas can provide new tools or new ideas on inside filed research. In the past, doctors can not direct to observer the tumor inside body, but with the development of medical imaging system that combine physical theory of x-ray and computer. Doctors now can direct diagnose the tumor inside patient body. But it still need doctor to make a decision to give a treatment that relied on the study of cancer in medical area.
Second, some advanced endeavor demand based on precedent research in the same area. The discovery of earth's gravitation by Newton summarized the past research in physical field to the three law.
Finally, some new development fields or significant achievement is not attribute to other fields at all. The develop of the relative theory by Einstein is a breakthrough from past field. And the new fields of endeavor like internet was not susceptible from outside field because its originality.
To sum up, some fields advancement can incorporate with knowledge and experience from outside that filed. However, some fields need long-term research to driving the new advancement. It is not acutely to ascribe that all significantly advancement to the outside fields.