Monthly Archives: March 2010

Two schools of CR

Critical Rationalism and Critical Realism. I am amazed at Critical Realism, kicked off by Roy Bhaskar’s A Realist Theory of Science (1975) and developed in economics by Tony Lawson. I don’t get it. There is a huge overlap with CR but … Continue reading

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Critical Preferences and Strong Arguments

Following up on my post about critical preferences, I have written a criticism of them and an alternative view. I posted it on my website. Please feel free to comment or reply here.

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Six varieties of inductivism…

…and why they are all wrong headed. Inductivism is the theory that there is a process called induction that takes evidence and uses it to produce knowledge (useful or explanatory information). I have recently found out that inductivists like to … Continue reading

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