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September 15, 2009


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Marcus...I am into this one.....

But Feyerabend also argues that this false construct of the scientific method has insidiously negated public respect for other ways of understanding the world. In science it's all rationalism and empiricism, all the time, even though humans are in many ways deeply irrational and always will be. To cede too much ground to the scientific method is to end up with a blinkered sense of ourselves

Love what he has to say and how you put it together
Aunt linda


I would add that Feyerabend's thought is much more radical. He explicitly claims that there is no delineation between myth and sciecne or science and pseudo-science (at least, a defensible delineation). Radical, indeed.

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