Oh, it’s very difficult to concede that you were mistaken about something. Especially, I would say, for males.
Professor Alan Levinovitz asks: Science as “a big book of Important Truths”?
As a former STEM teacher, I think it’s safe to say that one of a science instructor’s biggest challenges is to instill in students an exciting and genuine sense of discovery through the scientific process.
I was alarmed to see physicist Sabine Hossenfelder accept as a definition of ”science,” not a method, but merely “what scientists do.”
A corespondent draws our attention to a comment from atheist and “poetic naturalist” Sean Carroll, in his recent book.