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Incompleteness and the Romance with Science

Kirsh, Dr. Marvin (2007) Incompleteness and the Romance with Science. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

It is argued that qualities of complete/incomplete science theory do not relate to the fertility or diversity or validity of science theory, but correspond with social, behavioral, moral values, and trespass into the realms of innate knowing, absolutes, cognition and behavior. It is suggested that terms employed such as "innately incomplete" are redundant in description- i.e.- "flats are innately flat"-a curved dwelling would not be suitable for habitation, it is similarly very difficult to find other words to speak of the notion of science as incomplete.

Commentary on:Mathen, Jolly (2005) On the Inherent Incompleteness of Scientific Theories. (Unpublished)
Item Type:Other
Keywords:Philosophy of science; completeness, incompleteness; ontology; history of science,philosophy,cognition
Subjects:Philosophy > Philosophy of Science
Philosophy > Epistemology
ID Code:5611
Deposited By:Kirsh, Dr. Marvin
Deposited On:28 Jul 2007
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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6) Mathen, Jolly (2005) On the Inherent Incompleteness of Scientific Theories.

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