Concluding Thought: On Convictions, Persuasion, and Sharing
After running continuously for more than two years, this will be the last installment of Polydoxy. Look for V.V....0
Reaction of Working Scientists to Postmodernist Criticisms
A number of philosophers of science have reacted to postmodernism in forceful ways. Most of these are people who...
Postmodernism and Anti-Science Movements
It is not surprising that in our age anti-science movements are growing strong. These may be put under four...
Postmodern Physics and More
Postmodernism has infected technical physics also in subtle ways. Recall that the central theme of postmodernism is that all...
More on Postmodernism and the Non-Universality of Science
From the founding of the scientific academies in Europe in the seventeenth century up until the middle of the...
Postmodernist View of Science as Colonialist Creation
The history of humanity is characterized by many wars and cultural incursions, religious conversions and cultural transformations. Greek and...
Feminist Critiques of Science
It is no great secret that all through history, and in practically all cultures, men have been dominating women....
Sociology of Science
Sociology was among the many new disciplines initiated by scientific methodology during the nineteenth century. Its goal was to...
Already in the early parts of the twentieth century there were currents against modernism, especially in art and architecture...
Prelude to Post-modernism
By the close of the nineteenth century, physics and biology, science more generally, had attained a level of success...