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A widely held common sense view of science.
In the Introduction I ventured the suggestion that a popular conception of the distinctive feature of scientific knowledge is captured by the slogan “science is derived from the facts”. 1,097 more words
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I should think that anyone who considered it more reasonable for the whole universe to move in order to let the earth remain fixed would be more irrational than one who should climb to the top of your cupola just to get a view of the city and its environs, and then demand that the whole countryside should revolve around him so that he would not have to take the trouble to turn his head.