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Forum: Techno-Babble 05 December 2016, 04:03 AM
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If your theory can't survive every possible...

If your theory can't survive every possible counterexample, it's not a necessary truth. Philosophers generally aim to have theories that express necessary truths. Newcomb's Paradox is one of many...
Forum: Techno-Babble 04 December 2016, 09:04 PM
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I wouldn't say that any civilization prior to...

I wouldn't say that any civilization prior to about 1500-1600 had scientific knowledge. I'd call what they were doing 'natural philosophy" and I'd label their claims 'conjectures.' The Greeks had a...
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