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Darwin-L Message Log 2:143 (October 1993)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

This is one message from the Archives of Darwin-L (1993–1997), a professional discussion group on the history and theory of the historical sciences.

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<2:143>From c.lavastida1@genie.geis.com  Thu Oct 28 20:30:12 1993

From: c.lavastida1@genie.geis.com
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 93 23:59:00 BST
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu
Subject: Re: human evolution

difference between scientific and popular explanation."
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 Could someone expand on this; it seems to propose that the rigor in
testability and measurement somewhat determines the type of explanation.
However, how can the definition of theory itself allow for such a domain?
 If would help to characterize this issue of difference in information or
systematics terms?

Carlos Lavastida/C.LAVASTIDA1@genie.geis.com

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