Approximative Truth and Depth as the Main Aims of Science
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I fully agree with John Watkins that the aim of science must be feasible and must “involve the idea of truth”, that science “aspires after truth“. I also agree that the Bacon-Descartes ideal of science — the requirement of absolute truth and certainty — is no longer valid (Watkins, 1984, Ch. IV). What then to do with the idea of truth?
KeywordsSpecial Relativity Classical Mechanic Exact Description Contemporary Science Chemical Phenomenon
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