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ERIC Number: EJ1036809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
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ISSN: ISSN-1040-726X
Reflections on a Too Extreme Idea
Wainer, Howard; Clauser, Brian
Educational Psychology Review, v25 n3 p325-330 Sep 2013
The principal goal of science, stated in practical terms, is the mobilization of evidence in support of claims about the world. Evidence are data related to a claim. If there are no claims there can be no evidence; hence, without claims science cannot exist. In this essay, we illustrate and illuminate this syllogism with examples chosen from among the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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