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How We Know What We Know 2: Occam’s Razor

(Continues from part one) So far we’ve examined how we form a scientific theory. What we need to know now is what makes a *good* theory – how do we choose between two theories which make the same predictions? The … Continue reading

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How We Know What We Know: 1 – Feedback

One of the reasons I’ve started this series of posts is because I have a huge respect for the scientific method – in fact, I’d go so far as to say that I think the scientific method is the only … Continue reading

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