Prevalent Views in Science
Who is responsible for our science myths? Bacon.
For Bacon, there is no doctrine, only “facts”
From our text:
Francis Bacon was responsible for the idea that the first task of the scientist is to seek the facts in direct observation freed from preconception and prejudice
Now, at this point some of you are wondering what the hell the text is. Well, I xeroxed the first few pages but not the cover page so I don’t know but for all intents and purposes…