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Does science lead to truth? Is it only a social construc3on? Is science a method of acquiring empirical evidence and bringing it together into falsifiable theories that lead to temporary consensus within disciplines? Is pseudoscience a commercial and/or ideological prac3ce whose claims of mimicking the scien3fic method are a front? Is the diffusion of pseudoscience similar to that of fake news, a consequence of the mul3plicity of cheap informa3on sources?
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Two cultures CP Snow pointed out in a famous 1959 lecture (then published as a book) that scienLfic thinking & experLse and literary humanism were becoming separate cultures. In England, this was a problem, because the tradiLonal Oxbridge elites tended to have a humanisLc educaLon. When the MScA was created, the deans stated that they wanted arts students to understand the raLonality of scienLfic evidence. There was a wish that science
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