Posts Tagged: science

Criticism

One thing I dislike about the academia is the obsession with criticism, especially the form it mainly takes inside classrooms where we are expected to hone our verbal skills. This kind of sophistic criticism is usually motivated by discovering the

Criticism

One thing I dislike about the academia is the obsession with criticism, especially the form it mainly takes inside classrooms where we are expected to hone our verbal skills. This kind of sophistic criticism is usually motivated by discovering the

Is the scientific paper a fraud?

Much of scientific communication takes place in scientific papers, but the scientific paper has also received a lot of critique. In 1963 Peter Medawar (1991, 228–233) wrote that the scientific paper is a fraud. Not because it contains misinformation, but

Is the scientific paper a fraud?

Much of scientific communication takes place in scientific papers, but the scientific paper has also received a lot of critique. In 1963 Peter Medawar (1991, 228–233) wrote that the scientific paper is a fraud. Not because it contains misinformation, but

Is a scientific archaeology possible?

After having read Robert Dunnell’s (1992) paper in the book I wrote about in an earlier post I must write a word or two about the way I see archaeology as a science. Dunnell provides two explanations for contemporary archaeology’s

Is a scientific archaeology possible?

After having read Robert Dunnell’s (1992) paper in the book I wrote about in an earlier post I must write a word or two about the way I see archaeology as a science. Dunnell provides two explanations for contemporary archaeology’s