Science — Part 3

Dweep's comment on Science -- Part 2 is worth responding to in a separate post because of the good points he makes. He writes: Atanu, I am disappointed in your repeated assertion that the scientific method is uniquely Western. In so doing, you are making an oft-repeated statement that has become accepted fact. Lets, however, … Continue reading Science — Part 3

Science — Part 2

The post , a quote from Marvin Harris's book, entitled Science, provoked a few comments that require responding to. Karthik Rao Cavale objected to the apparent dismissal of Indian scientific achievements of the past by the claim by Harris that "it was in western Europe that the distinctive rules of the scientific method were first … Continue reading Science — Part 2