Tag: scientific-method

47 Is there an alternative to the scientific method? 2015-04-16T03:25:17.627

14 How does Quine answer the metaphysician's charge that scientism is self-refuting? 2015-10-02T21:04:57.830

14 Can one speak unambiguously of "The" Scientific Method? 2016-02-04T20:16:58.800

13 What is the relation between proof in mathematics and observation in physics? 2015-12-23T10:57:58.557

13 Using the Duck-Typing method in scientific context 2020-01-21T12:26:18.040

11 Does the Scientific Method of research apply to philosophy? 2011-06-08T08:05:10.110

11 What makes a good question? 2011-11-02T07:59:15.280

11 Is Feyerabend confusing discovery and justification when he criticizes the scientific method? 2016-04-15T18:32:55.810

10 How is Bayesian reasoning related to the scientific method? 2014-03-22T21:40:20.990

10 How to demonstrate causation if correlation isn't sufficient? 2015-02-18T16:13:53.117

8 Stronger evidence for Feyerabend's critique of self-consistency 2014-03-09T06:49:17.293

8 How can probability statements be falsified? 2016-02-15T04:45:00.220

7 Is physicalism a current scientific consensus? 2012-10-21T11:46:16.543

7 What is the underdetermination of theories by evidence, and how does it square with scientific realism? 2015-11-27T23:42:25.477

7 Should modern empiricists embrace string theory? 2016-03-13T03:41:18.477

7 What is the Null Hypothesis for a negative claim? 2018-05-20T09:43:03.067

7 Is faith required to believe any axiomatic assumption the scientific method is built upon? 2020-11-03T08:14:40.770

6 Is the anthropic principle in physics falsifiable? 2013-05-05T02:24:15.350

6 Can our sense of touch deceive us? 2013-06-01T21:11:15.160

6 Feynman and scientific method 2013-12-11T03:50:09.730

6 Is it possible to construct falsifiable evolutionary hypotheses about behaviour? 2014-04-23T12:57:06.110

6 How did quantum mechanics shape the scientific method? 2016-02-03T15:18:21.597

6 What is Feyerabend advocating when he says that science should be separate from the state just as the church is? 2016-04-19T17:51:55.513

6 Did Descartes really doubt the existence of God? 2017-09-22T11:14:08.360

5 Does quantum mechanics suggest that our scientific method is flawed? 2011-10-07T17:55:40.870

5 Do all sciences use the same fundamental approach - the scientific method? 2011-12-18T23:50:42.813

5 What is this technique to gain proof called? 2012-02-19T10:49:28.877

5 Origin of the idea that something can't be proved, only disproved 2012-11-06T10:29:39.930

5 How would you describe the relationship of science and philosophy of science? 2013-03-23T12:38:49.950

5 Verification of scientific knowledge other than peer review? 2014-05-12T02:13:51.357

5 Discovering inter-atomic forces or taking Newtons law seriously 2014-06-23T14:18:08.607

5 What differentiates the scientific method from other methods 2015-04-18T17:12:55.107

5 Is any aspect of the supernatural testable? What level of proof is possible for the supernatural? 2015-12-08T23:37:30.387

5 How should science approach non-empirical phenomena? 2016-03-06T04:40:22.613

5 How to argue for science against religion (ft. IASIP)? 2017-08-31T21:50:55.327

5 Do theories come from observations or do they determine what is observed? 2018-02-22T00:02:17.747

5 Is it scientific or a logical error to claim something is true because I can't think of another explanation 2018-12-20T22:37:16.500

5 How can the credibility of dietary recommendations of medical sciences and EBM be upheld in light of a history of radical changes of its claims? 2018-12-27T15:44:53.347

4 What does Einstein's quote "If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts" mean? 2013-04-07T22:25:39.407

4 Feyerabend's criticism against the fetishes of rationalism 2013-12-02T09:19:54.490

4 Name of approaches of physics in terms of laws vs in terms of correlations? 2014-04-30T06:22:20.743

4 Could a scientific unification theory and scientific method itself be misleading? 2014-06-23T07:45:22.260

4 What is the opposite of the reductionist approach? 2015-01-24T22:13:56.080

4 If consciousness was an illusion, would it be less real? 2017-02-24T17:44:17.680

4 What is the difference between a scientific theory and a model? 2017-04-07T06:05:28.687

4 Are axioms assumptions and should they be minimized? 2018-03-14T15:41:50.253

4 In order for politics to be "scientific", what does it require? Are there existing scientific political ideologues (measurement et al)? 2018-06-02T18:35:47.913

4 What is the logical fallacy in assuming scientific method? 2018-06-05T04:55:10.890

4 What makes epistemology unscientific? 2018-08-30T22:29:38.267

4 What are the accomplishments of critical theory vs. logical positivism 2019-05-13T21:10:53.140

4 Is phenomenology a science? 2019-10-04T05:31:46.100

4 Why are theories of Greek philosophers so ineffectual? 2020-10-21T03:08:25.600

4 Does Bayesian epistemology solve Hume’s problem of induction? 2021-02-08T16:30:13.683

3 Is the concept of a universe of holographical nature discussed in philosophy? 2013-06-12T11:01:38.537

3 Have the implications of cybernetics on epistemology been studied? 2013-07-29T18:49:14.970

3 Ought we only form beliefs based on sufficient empirical evidence? 2013-10-23T21:54:00.113

3 Can a dogmatic person engage in intellectually honest inquiry? 2014-07-03T03:22:44.500

3 Do postmodernists believe in such a thing as fundamental truth? 2015-10-29T15:28:16.293

3 Does criminal law have different rules for "evidence" than general science? 2015-11-01T21:53:13.087

3 Basic understanding of the Scientific Method 2016-11-18T19:13:17.133

3 Is holism likely incompatible with scientific method? 2017-05-09T16:53:57.083

3 What role do values have in science according to Popper? 2017-06-18T11:06:38.070

3 Does Probability come before Scientific Method? 2017-06-23T21:36:06.020

3 What is the difference between epistemic targets and epistemic motivations for simulations and experiments? 2018-04-16T17:31:11.177

3 Responses to the problem of Underdetermination 2018-06-15T17:10:55.957

3 What is the principle of underdetermination? 2018-10-05T15:39:13.937

3 Name of Principle Giving Precedence to a More General Hypothesis 2019-01-06T04:17:31.303

3 What are the relationships between Foucault's medical gaze, scientific investigation, and Buddhist detachment? 2019-01-23T08:22:14.097

3 Explanation vs. prediction in statistics and in the philosophy of science? 2019-06-14T05:37:35.063

3 Can a data-driven scientific method produce new knowledge? 2020-03-11T04:06:46.897

2 Do ego-asymmetric theories invalidate the scientific method? 2011-09-15T13:24:53.457

2 What criteria differentiates the science in Antiquity to that of the modern era dating from the Italian Renaissance, if any? 2013-07-13T06:57:48.250

2 What is the relation between interpretation and explanation in social sciences? 2015-11-28T13:17:13.933

2 How is Lakatos's hard core of theoretical assumptions different than Kuhn's paradigm? 2016-04-14T17:19:57.393

2 Should we allow metaphysical explanations as a possibility in scientific inquiry? 2016-06-05T21:25:22.267

2 Hypothesis and thesis 2016-06-16T15:02:24.113

2 Are some prominent atheists "religiously atheist" 2016-07-18T14:24:59.147

2 Fallibilism and truth by science 2016-12-07T02:40:09.300

2 Is the scientific method ideological? 2017-10-07T18:19:08.830

2 What is scientific mind? 2018-02-26T14:42:45.797

2 Can a theory that is now wrong be right in the future? 2019-02-28T21:05:22.020

2 How to reconcile that physicists and science educators use the word "theory" incompatibly? 2019-10-29T18:51:24.210

2 Top-down vs bottom-up approaches in science? 2020-06-15T16:25:51.547

2 What's the role of logic in logical positivism? 2020-10-14T21:52:22.893

2 A question about the Ludwing Boltzmann idea of a scientific theory expressed in the book "On the significance of theories(1890)" 2021-02-05T15:22:47.850

1 Can psychological factors be evaluated in the realm of philosophy without going too abroad? 2014-05-07T18:56:03.843

1 Can definitions be experimentally tested? 2014-12-09T21:44:45.547

1 Should the successful philosopher (one who 'does' philosophy) be concerned with having a good reputation, not with being virtuous (correct)? 2015-02-02T17:57:07.723

1 Is this type of induction a problem? 2016-02-08T19:22:32.363

1 What are some examples of the implications of changing epistemological and ontological grounds of the research? 2016-10-16T15:29:12.483

1 Big Data's effects on questions in philosophy of science 2016-12-10T21:57:36.530

1 What in the philosophy of science makes it not mathmatics? What would I ask someone to filter out the bad faith? 2017-03-06T05:20:53.500

1 Deduction vs Induction -- are they equally valid? 2017-03-16T20:42:18.713

1 Of which philosophy is this when these points stick together? 2017-06-26T08:12:11.763

1 It is posible a Resourced Based Economy? 2017-10-31T16:12:49.240

1 Should I analyse my dataset first and formulate hypotheses later, or formulate my hypothesis first and analyse the relevant part of the dataset later? 2018-02-04T16:09:22.607

1 On the explanation of facts 2018-03-05T16:13:33.577

1 Models of explanations and their conditions 2018-06-13T14:11:30.270

1 With regard to the methodological incommensurability, does Kuhn talk about astrology? 2018-08-06T10:46:53.687