science and truth

December 9, 2007

Philosophers of science have discovered that it is difficult, and may prove impossible, to provide an understanding of science that meets the following criteria:

1. It allows us to include all the theories currently embraced by the scientific community.
2. It allows to exclude the superstitions that mimic science, like astrology.
3. It tells a true story about how scientists do their work. Read the rest of this entry »