SOC 101 Week 6
SOC 101 Week 6 SOC 101
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Date Created: 09/24/16
Week 6 Two fundamental answer to true knowledge: 1. Empirical Thinking a. Something real out there 2. Rational Thinking a. Beyond our perception i. God ii. Math Rene Descartes He was afraid of making a new method, because he knew what happened with Galileo Accept nothing is true unless it is clear enough that we don’t have any doubt about it. Rationalism Only God who knows the certainty. Question all things. David Hume Throw any knowledge and be yourself. Dare to know. He is a part of the science movement He only believes in empirical thinking. Is the future like the past? (The problem of induction). We can’t generalize things that will change in the future. Nothing remains the same. All things happen because of probabilities. Induction doesn’t work because it can’t prove anything. Karl Popper He creates the best method. Creating a question that is testable. Then, verify the answer for the question. F, Bacon and Rene Descartes are the modern scientists. They carry the power of perceptions which men can identify a wrong or right perception. Transparency is free society. Conforming evidence is not counted. Science can’t prove if the theory is really true because the explanation of how it works is endless. For example: phone advancement never ends. Buy Blue book for the exam.
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