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Unformatted text preview: o Knowledge through qualifiers (qualifying your statement, leaving yourself a way out for a different result) o Knowledge from illogical reasoning (some events might occur in tandem but doesn’t mean one causes the other) o Knowledge through ego defense (I’m never wrong) Scientific community has checks and balances to prevent this o Knowledge through premature closure of inquiry (refuse to debate an issue because you think it’s settled) If that were the case science wouldn’t exist because it’s always asking new questions o Knowledge through mystification (if you can’t explain it, it might be supernatural causes to explain strange phenomena) Doesn’t work in science because we need tangible facts that can be tested 07:53...
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- Summer '06
- Sociology, 1997 albums, small simple case