Augustine, Galileo and natural science
(06-26-2011, 08:05 PM)Alabama Trad Wrote: I agree with you in some parts, disagree in others.

I don't like the implication (intentional or not) that science really doesn't tell us very much. What we know about the world today compared to 100, 200, 500 and 2,000 years ago is enormous. We're 400 years into physics and while we haven't even begun to tap into a real knowledge of the world, we know a helluva lot more than we did when Sir Isaac was around.

But some things remain the same. Regardless of the advances in physics at levels incomprehensible to historical geniuses, we still experience the world the same as any.

Science does not actually tell us very much. It is just something we use occasionally.

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Re: Augustine, Galileo and natural science - by Historian - 06-26-2011, 08:21 PM

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