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Science And Pseudoscience according to Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos and me.

First of all. Yes, the title I’ve chosen makes me blush, but hey, I’m just following my own plan! This post springs from a tweet by Keith R Laws (thanks!), that linked to Imre Lakatos commemorative pages, hosted by LSE.

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Normal Science versus Scientific Attitude: the unscientific side of main-stream research.

I will start with a short of recap, an attempt to keep my discourse organised and relatively linear. So far, I’ve expressed my aim of trying to make sense of (my own) life by exploiting the explanatory power of the

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Posted in Philosophy, Premises, Psychology, Science, Stupidity

So after all, I do know something! (Just another story – Part 3)

This is the last post in a series that tires to give a decent account of scientific epistemology (see also Part 1 and Part 2). I say decent, because the mainstream scientific epistemologies that I have encountered so far seem

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Posted in New Atheism, Philosophy, Premises, Science

Language, narratives and their cognitive role (Just another story – Part 2)

This is the second post of a series about the contrast between language, subjective and objective knowledge and how one does not need postulate the existence of absolute factual truths in order to recognise the epistemological value of science (see

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Knowledge and emotions (Just another story – Part 1)

This is the first post of a series that will explore my views on knowledge, the epistemological value of science and why it is scientifically naïve to pretend that facts are just facts and/or that objective knowledge does in fact

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Posted in Philosophy, Premises, Science
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