Tag Archives: philosophy of science

Research Episodes

In an recent blog I commented that: …we continue to be committed to the idea of extending our current knowledge. For this to happen we should be willing to add but also to abandon ideas. This requires that some old … Continue reading

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No Free Ride to Certainty

Earlier I wrote (Nov. 2013) that, “Science should not be likened to a bound hard-cover volume, a collection of unchallengeable, incontrovertible truths. It is more like a loose-leaf folder in which our latest insights into nature, into aspects of ourselves … Continue reading

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Philosophers as Shamans

This strange and challenging title joins two groups: philosophers and shamans. In the popular mind these seem to have very little in common… Continue reading

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