The strange phenomenon of the cult of facts: three case studies

by Massimo Pigliucci I am a scientist, I appreciate the importance of verifiable facts. Moreover, my empirical research was in quantitative genetics, so I have a salutary respect for quantification and statistical analysis. But I’m also a philosopher, which means I recognize that there simply isn’t such a thing as facts without a given theoretical … Continue reading The strange phenomenon of the cult of facts: three case studies

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