Sunday, January 30, 2011

Science hijacked by.... Natural Science???

So I went on a little rant a while back about the improper use of the term "science" when one really means "philosophy."  Turns out I was a little inaccurate in my assertions.  Apparently the history of the word is that as recently as the 17th century it was used interchangeably with the word "philosophy."  Of course when I use the word I think of (and mean) those pursuits that utilise the "scientific method."

Anyway, I just wanted to acknowledge that I was somewhat in technical error in some of my criticism of the misuse of the term "science."

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