Tuesday, January 29, 2019

About truth as "getting it right" -- great text by Michela Massini


Now and then you meet a text that really resonates with your own thinking. It is always a wonderful experience.

Today I stumbled on the Aeon article "Getting it right - truth is neither absolute nor timeless. But the pursuit of truth remains at the heart of the scientific endeavour" by philosophy professor Michel Massimi at the University of Edinburgh.

Massimi explores the notion of truth in science in a way that is both profound and straightforward. A wonderful text that is beautifully written, has clarity and excellently argued.

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