Monday, December 03, 2007

6.371 At the root of the whole modern worldview [Weltanschauung] lies the mistaken view [or: illusion] that the so-called laws of nature are the explanation of natural phenomena.

Are they then no explanation, or simply not the explanation? Worthless, or merely not absolute? What is wrong with “It always does that” as an explanation, if it satisfies the inquirer and is true? Is this an attack on science, or on scientism?

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