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Science: A Call for Humility

(53) Comments | Posted June 5, 2012 | 3:08 PM

In his recent book The Grand Design, Stephen Hawking announces, "philosophy is dead." He goes on: "Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge." According to him, scientists will in time be able to explain everything and there is no need for other...

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The End Of Discovery: What Happens When Science Ends?

(47) Comments | Posted November 8, 2010 | 6:06 AM

We have been born into a world where science progresses. Discovery follows discovery. We have never known anything different. But it was not always so, and more importantly, it will not remain so. Science will one day grind to a halt. Not, I hasten to add, the applications of science....

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