Descartes Marquez

Descartes Marquez - Marquez's Criticism of the Scientific...

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Marquez’s Criticism of the Scientific Method via “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” “It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong”. – G.K. Chesterton Brian Tetreault Dr. Bader ACS-1001-001 1/20/08
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In order to carry out many functions in life, humans have developed strategies and procedures to facilitate their tasks. Not only does this apply to business behaviors, but also to every day actions. A series of steps, known as, Descarte’s scientific method, is the idea that any problem can be solved via a series of disciplined steps. Commenting on his own brainchild, he feels, “the exact observation of these few rules gave me…such ease in unraveling all the questions embraced in these two sciences, that in two or three months I devoted to their examination, not only did I reach solutions to questions I had formerly deemed difficult…I was enabled, as it appeared to me, to determine the means whereby a solution was possible.” (Descartes, 24) However, with many of the problems we face in
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ACS 1001 taught by Professor Musachhio during the Spring '08 term at Villanova.

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