The Demise of the Demarcation Problem

@inproceedings{Laudan1983TheDO,
  title={The Demise of the Demarcation Problem},
  author={L. Laudan},
  year={1983}
}
We live in a society which sets great store by science. Scientific ‘experts’ play a privileged role in many of our institutions, ranging from the courts of law to the corridors of power. At a more fundamental level, most of us strive to shape our beliefs about the natural world in the ‘scientific’ image. If scientists say that continents move or that the universe is billions of years old, we generally believe them, however counter-intuitive and implausible their claims might appear to be… Expand
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