clear

Subscribe

Recent Posts

clear

Categories

clear
Saturday, 31 May 2008
Bottom-up approach
Share
clear

Responding to Peter Jones' assertion that Greek philosophers ‘proceeded from hypotheses, which they never tested’, Spectator reader Andrew Pinsent writes:

Aristotle explicitly establishes as a general principle of scientific inquiry that first we must seek the fact, then we seek the reason why (Posterior Analytics, II, 1, 89b 29-31).

Clever buggers, those Greeks.

clear
Posted on 05/31/2008 7:53 AM by Mary Jackson
Comments
31 May 2008
Hugh Fitzgerald
I knew you'd find a way to shake your booty.