Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Quote of the day

"The word 'proof' should strictly only be used when we are dealing with deductive inferences. In this strict sense of the word, scientific hypotheses can rarely, if ever, be proved true by the data." - Samir Okasha, Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction

1 comment:

Mark Vuletic said...

A great little introduction to philosophy of science, by the way.