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Philosophy 1, chp. 4

Philosophy 1, Chapter 4 Q& A

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6. Define philosophy love of knowledge
8. What method attempts to eliminate error from our knowledge base? Scientific method
10. When error is detected, what occurs with the hypothesis? Null the hypothesis (it is proven not to be true)
11. What is called into questions if the hypothesis is nulled? theory
12. What is the essence of the scientific method? testable hypothesis
13. What is expressed in a theory? causation
14. What strengthens a theory? multiple testable hypothesis
15. As theory & knowledge are developed, what is clarified? paradigm
20. To what dilemma does the mechanistic, scientific approach to knowlegde lead? reductionism - breaking down into finite little things
28. When does the subluxation become measurable? when it is defined (reduced)
33. Why is the scientific method often frightful? it expresses error
37. When hypotheses are disproved, what should that cause a professoin to reflect on? it's theories
Created by: JYarger