Tagged: supernatural

Sleepwalking, Sex, and Murder: Part One - Guest Work

Jean Balchin Jan 08, 2018

‘Twas 2am on the night all hell broke loose, and all through the house not even a metaphorical mouse was stirring – except for me. Clad in my faded Mickey Mouse nightie, I tottered out of bed, carefully opened the front door and pressed the doorbell, repeatedly and insistently. The bell’s shrill cries reverberated through the house, sending … Read More

Who is guilty of misusing science? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 17, 2013

I know someone is going to accuse me of “scientism” for this. But I guess that goes with the science blogger’s job – and it’s a diversion anyway. It will hardly be the first time. What I want to dispute … Continue reading → … Read More

So you think science has a problem? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 15, 2012

There are a number of opinion piece writers, usually  philosophers of religion or accomadationist atheist philosophers who really hate  today’s vocal atheists. Particularly if those atheists are also scientists. They often pretend to be concerned about the reputation of science. … Continue reading → … Read More

Historians of science sometimes miss the wood for the trees - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 14, 2011

I came across this nice little quote recently:* Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind. It’s attributed to  Imre Lakatos, the Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science. This really … Continue reading → … Read More