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One big improvement that Luskin pointed out is the traditional definition of science in the standards which reads: "Science is a systematic method of continuing investigation that uses observation, hypothesis testing, measurement, experimentation, logical argument and theory-building to lead to more adequate explanations of natural phenomena.
Conservative members, who regained a majority in November, are also calling for a new definition of science, which would expand it from only natural explanations to what occurs to the unseen.
By means of this approach, Wilson is able to show how Aristotle provided a viable general definition of science while at the same time attending to the specific differences among the special sciences.
This is not a definition of science fiction because it applies as much to poetry, history, pornography, and philosophy as it does to SF.
This monograph on the history of science examines the effect of external social forces on the definition of science and explores the ways in which modern social pressures--to publish, to retain rights, and to monetize science--corrupt the process of knowledge development and discovery.
evolution) actually has damaged science because the definition of science was put in the hands of the law instead of the hands of scientists (pp.
With no firm definition of science, you can make one up.
Points of contention extend from specific curricula and textbooks to the definition of science itself.