Behind all the myths skewered in Dr. Keas’s book lies the idea of religion cast falsely as a retarding force on science.
“Science cannot function without the history and philosophy of science,” yet “scientists are not educated today to know that.”
If the past is any guide, where the critics are substantive rather than snarky or patronizing, we’re in for a good debate.
We take them for granted, but our ability to interact with the world through vision is beyond remarkable.
Dr. Moreland explains what “scientism” means and the conversation proceeds to a recounting of a conversation at a well known medical school with a John Hopkins PhD.