Fixation of Belief

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Fixation of Belief (Charles Sanders Pierce ,1877) Scientific, authority, tenacity and a priori methods a) the world is flat b) gravity c) religious beliefs d) red clouds in the morning, sailors take warning minimum effort/ substantial security, maintaining a uniform outlook, general cultural outlook Data ( empirical observations) - Theory
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Unformatted text preview: ( organization of concepts that permit prediction of data) Evaluating Theories (induction, deduction, theory, data) Parsimony, precision, testability Basic and Applied Research Was Einstein a fox or a hedgehog?-------------------------------------------What is: a principle?-a paradigm shift?- the 'law of the farm'?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course CGT 411 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University.

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