The Philosophy of Science

Over time, I hope to fill out this page with a collection of essays touching on the philosophical underpinnings of science. For now, here is something to start with.

Do You "Believe" in Evolution? (12-17-2009)

The Nature of Science: Antirealism is Not Postmodernism (1-3-2008)

Puzzling Over Science (4-5-2006)

Defining Science (1-31-2006)


Here are some links to a few of the many good essays on the subject written by a wide variety of scientists and philosophers (more links to come).

Richard Feynman - Cargo Cult Science


The website of my friend John Mays, who thinks constantly about how to teach kids science and math:

Novare Science and Math