Objectivity, empiricism, and truth by R. W. Newell

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Subjects:

  • Objectivity.,
  • Certainty.,
  • Reasoning.,
  • Relativity.

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Statementby R.W. Newell.
SeriesStudies in philosophical psychology
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LC ClassificationsBD220 .N48 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 124 p. ;
Number of Pages124
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Open LibraryOL2546309M
ISBN 100710208979
LC Control Number85028182

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Traditional empiricists emphasized that, sense experience is the only guide in our under-standing of the world; that it is the only method and criterion of knowledge and truth.

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First, he seems to assume that “science” is a single, unified front, always striving for objective truth in the face of religious or philosophical obscurantism. However, although observation and experimentation are the crux of the scientific method, there are many different kinds.

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Science is thought of as offering “hard,” “objective” truth: truth as correspondence to reality, the only sort of truth worthy of the name.According to the other tradition, well-formed aesthetic and moral judgments have the same cognitive authority as wellformed scientific beliefs, because in all three realms the judgment maker is often in a position to assert a truth independent of her judgments, in a claim to which all adequately qualified inquirers would assent.

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