Scientific Method

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The Anatomy of Judgment
Regal, Philip J.
Book
1990
Tracing the emergence of science and the social institutions that govern it, The Anatomy of Judgment is an odyssey into what human thinking or judgment mean.
Astrology: True or False?
Culver, Rober B; Ianna, Philip A
Book
1988
Connexions Library: Science Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on science.
Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science
Sokal, Alan; Bricmont, Jean
Book
1997
The authors criticize postmodernism in academia for its misuses of scientific and mathematical concepts in postmodern writing. Fashionable Nonsense examines two related topics: (1) The incompetent and...
Postmodern Disrobed: Review of Intellectual Impostures
Dawkins, Richard
Article
1998
An admirable job of exposing the daffy absurdity of postmodernism intellectuals.
Rationality/Science
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1995
Chomsky writes: "It strikes me as remarkable that the left today should seek to deprive oppressed people not only of the joys of understanding and insight, but also of tools of emancipation, informing...
Science, Myth, and History
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
The story of ‘Kennewick Man’ - the debate around a 9000-year old skeleton and what it reveals about current ideas of culture, race and science.
Scientific method: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Scientific method refers to a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific, a method of inquiry mu...
Scientific method: Timeline of the history of scientific method - Wikipedia: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Shows an overview of the cultural inventions that have contributed to the development of the scientific method
Scientific skepticism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A practical, epistemological position in which one questions the veracity of claims lacking empirical evidence.
Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides Are Wrong in the Race Debate
Malik, Kenan
Book
2008
Malik makes the case that most anti-racists accept the belief, also held by racialists and outright racists, that differences between groups are of great importance. While racialists attribute the dif...
The Tradition of Scientific Marxism
Holloway, John
Article
2002
John Holloway challenges the myth that Marx promoted a "scientific socialism" in the positivistic understanding of "science" and insists rather on the "negative" and critical aspects of science. For H...

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Experiment
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Lysenkoism
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Observation
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Observation is either an activity of a living being (such as a human), consisting of receiving knowledge of the outside world through the senses, or the recording of data using scientific instruments....