a survey of over 250 renowned scientists, science communicators, and educators - including 11 Nobel laureates - asking what they would teach the world about science and why
what we found
A number of survey responses emphasise the tentative, provisional character of scientific knowledge, stressing the importance of doubt and uncertainty. Few respondents go as far as Pallab Ghosh does, with his bald statement that 'nothing is true'...
Comments: science survey
'nothing is true'
not even that
Posted by cs at May 4, 2005 06:39 PM
"I'd like to teach the world to sing - in perfect harmony..."
Posted by Francis Xavier Holden at May 4, 2005 08:00 PM
"'nothing is true'
'not even that'"
Posted by Nabakov at May 5, 2005 12:41 AM
It's the real thing
Posted by boynton at May 5, 2005 08:45 AM
Brilliant link, B. Like I've got nothing to do but read utterly absorbing examinations of concepts, propositions & speculations. Sod the grading - back to the link...
Posted by Dick at May 8, 2005 03:42 PM
the missing link...
- also I like the way the titles of these examinations have been ultra-condensed.
"the single unifying principle..."
"There is no mind/brain duality..."
Posted by boynton at May 9, 2005 12:26 PM