Truth Through Combat

Latest on Pinker’s defense of scientism

Here and here and here. Do the replies put science in its place?

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3 Responses

  1. ryan59479 says:

    What place would that be?

    • elenkus says:

      I would start here: something being derived via the processes of observational science does not make it true. Science’s place is perhaps to serve the truth, but it can’t build it or discover it. The limits of induction guarantee this much about science’s place, at least.

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