midterm 1 - Define Science: 1. Nave Inductivism: Science is...

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Define Science: 1. Naïve Inductivism: Science is materialism and naturalism based upon observation, hypothesis, experimentation (methodology) facts compiled into theories 2. , Inductivism: Induction: facts acquired through observation Deduction: predictions and explanations Priciples of inductivism The # of observations forming the basis of a generalization must be larg Observations must be repeated under various conditions No observations should conflict with universal facts Problems with inductivism Fails to throw new light on science 3. , objectivism: the belief that mankind can be independent from its surroundings and experiences, while making observations 4. subjectivism: humans are subject to their personal experiences 5. Popperian Falsification: the process of developing a set of hypotheses, tentatively proposed, to as accurately as possible describe an aspect of the natural world. 6.
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