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Re: List User-related request
Roberto Takata wrote:
There is some misunderstanding here.
Yes, we're talking past each other -- but I think we're actually in
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Falsificationism without verisimilitude could not allow us to think
that we progressively (and asymptotically) approach to THE truth as we
refine our scientific work.
True enough :-) -- but here's the line I was reacting to:
"I thought science was about falsifiable hypothesis and religion was
Now if we take "falsifiable hypotheses" to mean falsificationism (maybe
an unjustified leap), then the sentence implies that you can simply
chuck out the notion of truth and replace it with falsificationism.
Which I think we'd both agree is problematic.
John Conway - palaeontographer