Comments on Scientism

  • Bernard d’Espagnat


Irony has some advantages. It brings out the gist of a question. It reveals in what way that question concerns us. Used after some tedious argument, it emphasizes the possible significance of the results obtained and it makes even the most heedless readers aware of their novelty.


Physical Realism Newtonian Mechanic Massive Object Strong Objectivity Word Objectivity 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard d’Espagnat
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique Theorique et Particules Elementaires, Centre d’OrsayUniversite Paris XIOrsay CedexFrance

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