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Single Idea 3865

[catalogued under 14. Science / B. Scientific Theories / 1. Scientific Theory]

Full Idea

Why should it be so important to distinguish between theories that are scientific and those that are not?

Gist of Idea

Why should it matter whether or not a theory is scientific?


W.H. Newton-Smith (The Rationality of Science [1981], IV.3)

Book Reference

Newton-Smith,W.H.: 'The Rationality of Science' [RKP 1981], p.90