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Why methodological naturalism ?

@inproceedings{Clark2014WhyMN,
  title={Why methodological naturalism ?},
  author={Kelly James Clark},
  year={2014}
}
I discuss motivations for methodological naturalism in science. I argue that methodological naturalism neither needs nor supports metaphysical naturalism. We are the beneficiaries of many generations’ efforts to unlock the mysteries of nature. The best scientific theories of today have achieved unparalleled predictive success, and this success provides some evidence that these theories have latched onto the structure of reality. Why has science been so successful? What are some defining… Expand
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