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The First Scientist

reviewed by Rob Mason on 24 May 2017

Carlo Rovelli uses the work of Anaximander to tell us what science is, and where it comes from. He goes on to explain that : ”the reliability of science is not based on the fact that its answers are certain. It is based on the fact that its answers are the best available ones. They are the best available ones because science is a way of thinking in which nothing is considered certain and therefore remains open to adopt better answers. If better ones become available.  In other words, science is the discovery that the secret of knowledge…Read