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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Scientific method.
See also changes related to Scientific method, or pages that link to Scientific method or to this page or whose text contains "Scientific method".

Parent topics

  • Science [r]: The organized body of knowledge based on non–trivial refutable concepts that can be verified or rejected on the base of observation and experimentation [e]
  • Philosophy [r]: The study of the meaning and justification of beliefs about the most general, or universal, aspects of things. [e]
  • Reality [r]: Various concepts in philosophy and science presenting diverse views of what categories of entities, if any, do or do not qualify as existing absolutely, self-sufficiently and objectively irrespective of human presence. [e]
  • Model-dependent realism [r]: A philosophical position that all we can know about reality consists of networks of world pictures that explain observations by connecting them by rules to concepts defined in models. [e]

Subtopics

  • Discourse on Method [r]: Philosophical and mathematical treatise published by René Descartes in 1637, best known as the source of the famous quotation 'Je pense, donc je suis' ('I think, therefore I am'). [e]
  • History of scientific method [r]: Development and elaboration of rules for scientific reasoning and investigation. [e]
  • Scientific misconduct [r]: Violation of the standard codes of scholarly conduct and ethical behaviour in professional scientific research. [e]
  • Pseudoscience [r]: Any theory, or system of theories, that is deceptively claimed to be scientific. [e]
  • Reductionism [r]: The attempt to replace high-level explanations of phenomena by more basic explanations, often in terms of interacting subsystems or parts. [e]

Philosophers

Twentieth Century Philosophers

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