Does science really lead to the truth?
Can we understand reality from experience? Exception question.
Did science lead us to disaster?
1. Define the concept
The term science can be understood in several meanings. First, it refers to the idea of discipline. Thus, it is possible to distinguish the physical or physical sciences from the humanities. Today, these sciences form faculties within universities and prepare for careers. Science is also Greek epistemology, which means knowledge. The popular French language has captured part of this meaning. We say about a person who is “scientific” or “did not instill science” to say that he has learned or does not know what is natural.
Science often collides with religion. Science is based on knowledge and religion on faith. However, these differences are debatable and debatable.
Science is often associated with a rigorous approach and meticulous methodology consisting of tests and doses. For some people, anything that doesn’t sound scientifically sound is called into question. For others, on the contrary, it is the scientific approach that poses a problem.
This approach was specifically theorized by J. Bachelard in the formation of the scientific mind. This will be characterized, on the one hand, by the rejection of bias, and on the other hand, by the close association between hypothesis and experience. To adopt the Bachelard scientific method is to develop a hypothesis that is confirmed by experiments. Experience in the scientific sense of the term is experimentation. Experimentation is the test.
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