Darwin-L Message Log 2:161 (October 1993)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

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<2:161>From c.lavastida1@genie.geis.com  Sun Oct 31 00:51:41 1993

From: c.lavastida1@genie.geis.com
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 93 13:27:00 BST
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu
Subject: difference between scientific

c.lavastida1@genie.geis.com writes:

  difference between scientific and popular explanation
  Could someone expand on this...

There are two expansions: one - scientific and another - popular...
 The question is whether there is one difference...or is it a systematic
process...."This ad hoc changing of hypothesis content rightly infuriates
strict adherence of hypothetico-deductive methodology in science and is a
feature of scenarios that most horrifies them..." Eldredge, Philogenetic
Analysis, 1979).

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