Re: Nothing beats science (was: This war is not about terror...)

From: Andrew Clough (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 12:04:31 MDT

At 04:38 PM 10/9/2001 +0200, you wrote:
>On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 07:06:31AM -0700, J. R. Molloy wrote:
> > Nothing beats science...
> > What a great slogan! Would make a nice bumper sticker.
>As an empiricist and Popper fan, I would say: Nothing beats science yet.

Which empiricist said words to the effect of "A 'ought' sentence cannot be
logicaly derived from an 'is' sentence." Surely we need some moral axioms
too, thought we can use science to get everything else.

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