Tuesday, April 21, 2009

"Science tells us…"?

Does Science itself as such exist?

Or are there only scientists?

And if only the latter, are they responsible to Science itself?

If the former, does Science itself control scientists in some mysterious super-empirical way?


e. said...


Given the extent of your interests (and in light of the history of you current & previous posts), you may want to take a gander at the following entry:

Descartes’ “clear and distinct perception” argument

The Cogitator said...


Thanks for the lead. I stuck my head in that thread, but then stepped back. I'm already over-occupied with thoughts along those lines, so more of the same from a dozen directions would just give me mental heart burn. Gotta keep my already precarious balance, ayuh.

Isaac said...

Wait a minute... Elliotbee is not Elliot B B, the guy I went to high school with?