On 4/16/2013 1:55 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
There is no knowledge as such in science.
That's contrary to all usage. It means I don't know the Earth is round and I don't
know there's a refrigerator in my kitchen. I understand these are theories or models
and that they are defeasible.
That's the point. That is important when we talk on science in science. The usage is
good for sending man on the moon, but in epistemological research, we must be more
cautious with the terming.
But to say there is no knowledge because knowledge must be certain seems
Knowledge must be true, not certain. Truth is anything but certain, in most case. The
only exception might be consciousness.
And it doesn't comport with your own formula that "knowledge = true belief". My belief
that there's a refrigerator in my kitchen can be true without being certain.
Then you cannot assert that there is no knowledge in science.
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