To compose a new academic discipline from the theoretical components of previously existing disciplines, and from the evidence and observations available
  • gathered from a phenomena which is entirely new
  • or has gone previously unremarked
  • or is a phenomena which has been studied at length
  • but which presents recently emergent features
  • or for which there are new tools of observation, inquiry, contemplation, simulation, etc.
  • or for which there are new modes of action or execution