cremick at rlmnet.com
Thu Mar 25 06:32:04 PST 1999
> Political practice and social relations
> shape scientific
> research. This does not mean that there is no such thing as
> objectivity and
> objective truth or that science and epistemology cannot get at both.
> what claims does science make that are ideological? or
> what part of science
> is ideological?
I think science's very claims to be able to nail down "the truth" are
ideological. Science has very definite epistemological limitations,
e.g., the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. The very process of
scientific observation can distort what is under observation, no?
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