Tag Archives: Philosophy of science

The Scientific Method

I was going to use a New York Times article about the Scientific Method, that Susan highlighted, to say something about the scientific method. From what I’ve seen, the response to the article has been mixed, but I’m going to … Continue reading

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There’s an interesting recent paper, that Willard will probably appreciate, called why Popper can’t resolve the debate over global warming: Problems with the uses of philosophy of science in the media and public framing of the science of global warming. … Continue reading

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Watt about evidence versus consensus?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a newsbyte post called Science is about evidence not consensus. It quotes a Wall Street Journal OpEd by Matt Ridley also called science is about evidence, not consensus. Matt Ridley’s OpEd has been very … Continue reading

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