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Author Topic:   Scientific method biased..?
Dr Jack
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Message 19 of 21 (536520)
11-23-2009 3:11 PM
Reply to: Message 18 by straightree
11-23-2009 3:06 PM

Re: Popper to Kuhn
Popper has some interesting contributions but his whole aim is silly (the only reason to trust deductive reasoning is that empirically it works; thus trying to use it to justify empiricism is ultimately futile).
Kuhn has some interesting insights, but his notion of scientific paradigms is simplified to the point of absurdity.

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