Search results

  • ...h he thought could defeat the most radical doubt or [[skepticism]]. Such a method or way of doing philosophy has become a hallmark of modern philosophy, part ===Aim of Descartes’s Methodic Doubt ===
    8 KB (1,232 words) - 15:53, 19 September 2018
  • ...any love affairs and mistresses. In his autobiography he remarked that the search for love was for him a lifelong preoccupation. ...ies; this principle, known as [[Ockham's Razor]], as a central part of the method of analysis.
    76 KB (11,590 words) - 18:01, 7 September 2019
  • ...imentation without recourse to super-natural or extra-natural reality. Any method of inquiry or investigation or any procedure for gaining [[knowledge]] that ...alism implies that all knowledge of the universe can be arrived at through scientific investigation, and that “supernatural” phenomena can be studied through
    17 KB (2,431 words) - 17:21, 13 November 2018
  • notable_ideas = [[falsifiability]], [[hypothetico-deductive method]], [[open society]] |}} ... by advancing empirical falsifiability as the criterion for distinguishing scientific theory from non-science; and for his vigorous defense of [[liberal democrac
    34 KB (5,060 words) - 14:17, 13 April 2018
  • ...was no way to fully analyze them for they were out of context and adequate scientific techniques and processes were not available. Still, such curiosity and pass ...roved accurate.<ref> Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn, ''Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice,'' 3rd ed. (New York: Thames and Hudson, 2000), 21. </ref>
    28 KB (4,112 words) - 08:52, 4 June 2019
  • ...essed purpose of disseminating Enlightenment ideas and the new advances in scientific knowledge to a wide audience. In so doing, it effectively undermined the Ch ...Encyclopedia]] (1917) provided some counterbalance to the scientism of the scientific encyclopedias.
    31 KB (4,483 words) - 16:29, 6 September 2017
  • notable_ideas = "Anything Goes!," scientific anarchism | ...d scientific discovery to what came to be known as an "anything goes" anti-method stance. Besides his philosophical interests, he had training and work in as
    26 KB (3,969 words) - 23:34, 27 January 2019
  • ...generally from 100 to 200 words, of the contents of a document such as a research paper, journal article, [[thesis]], review, [[academic conference|conferenc ... research methodology. Indicative abstract simply describes what kind of research or writing the document is about and it does not contain any material conte
    17 KB (2,556 words) - 15:15, 24 March 2018
  • *The discovery or application of new scientific principles, such as [[time travel]] or [[psionics]], or new technology, suc ...iction is what we point to when we say it."<ref>Damon Francis Knight. ''In Search of Wonder: Essays on Modern Science Fiction.'' (Advent Publishing, Inc, 196
    55 KB (8,148 words) - 16:15, 24 August 2015
  • ...her it was also possible to prove it by using the philosophical (rational) method and, if so, how. These arguments were meant to buttress the arguments of fa ... scientific mindset is used to considering that only measurable objects of scientific inquiry can be known for certain, and even this certainty is being shaken i
    81 KB (12,956 words) - 15:44, 24 June 2017
  • ...lted in a wide range of competing answers and explanations, from [[science|scientific]] to [[philosophy|philosophical]] and [[religion|religious]] explanations t == Scientific Approaches to the Meaning of Life ==
    50 KB (7,767 words) - 16:32, 11 September 2018
  • [[Image:YiXiangKaoCheng 02.JPG|thumb|right|A method of making [[Chinese astronomy|astronomical observation]] instruments at the ...gnery Pub., 2005. ISBN 9780895260383)</ref><ref>Agustín Udías Vallina. ''Searching the heavens and the earth: the history of Jesuit observatories.'' (Astro
    32 KB (4,680 words) - 16:32, 11 January 2018
  • that studies [[society]] and human social interaction. Sociological [[research]] ranges from the analysis of short [[social contact|contacts]] between ano Sociological research provides [[teacher|educator]]s, [[urban planning|planner]]s, [[lawmaker]]s,
    28 KB (3,845 words) - 15:46, 8 October 2015
  • ...eld is designed to address the desire of teachers to improve their skills, methods, and testing. In a broader sense, anyone that provides guidance, instructi ...discipline rested on the application of the [[Scientific Method|scientific methods]] of observation and experimentation to educational questions.
    35 KB (4,858 words) - 15:50, 23 September 2017
  • ...ion that certain truth can be reached by the application of an appropriate method. [[Epistemology]], the inquiry into the conditions for certainty in knowing ... true knowledge or knowledge in a particular area is uncertain, or (3) the method of suspended judgment, systematic doubt, or criticism that is characteristi
    32 KB (4,752 words) - 15:02, 23 September 2015
  • ...olars our understanding of intelligence is still limited. Perhaps, since researchers use only their own human intellect to discover the secrets of human inte ...Mainstream Science on Intelligence," which was signed by 52 intelligence researchers in 1994:
    40 KB (5,743 words) - 22:03, 3 March 2018
  • ...their male sex organs, Freud spent four weeks at the Austrian zoological research station in [[Trieste]], dissecting hundreds of eels without finding more th ... until the 1980s that Freud's speculations were confirmed by more modern research. Freud also wrote a book about [[aphasia]].
    59 KB (8,768 words) - 17:03, 17 September 2015
  • ...able_ideas = Method of proofs and refutations, methodology of scientific research programmes | After his release, Lakatos returned to academic life, doing mathematical research and translating George Pólya's ''How to Solve It'' into Hungarian. Still n
    21 KB (3,187 words) - 18:12, 28 June 2019
  • ...ember 1, 1986.</ref> has nonetheless produced some interesting results. "Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found that fleeting images of, a metanarrative on the way the mind functions, and not the result of scientific findings.<ref>Kihlstrom, J.F. Is Freud Still Alive? No, Not Really Retrieve
    34 KB (4,932 words) - 16:44, 7 January 2016
  • ...disciplinary field in the [[social science]]s, drawing especially on the research of [[sociology|sociologists]] and [[psychology|psychologists]], as well as ...]] and his theory of [[evolution]], has been superseded, but more modern research examines [[genetics|genetic]] characteristics and the chemistry of [[nutrit
    35 KB (4,926 words) - 17:12, 25 November 2017

View (previous 20 | next 20) (20 | 50 | 100 | 250 | 500)