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eLucidate February 3rd, 2014 7:33pm

"The idea of a fixed method, or of a fixed theory of rationality, rests on too naive a view of humans and their social surroundings"

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
02/03/14 1:42 pm

"...all methodologies, even the most obvious ones, have their limits." Can't argue with that.

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eLucidate writing
02/03/14 12:35 pm

-Paul Feyerabend.

I'm thinking a "philosophies of science" poll series would be fun.

eLucidate writing
02/03/14 12:37 pm

In this instance, P F argues against a singular scientific method, citing historical instances of induction, deduction, ad hoc hypotheses, and serendipitous results.