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Conclusion: Beware of Science

Nicholas Jardine

in The Scenes of Inquiry: On the Reality of Questions in the Sciences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250395
eISBN:
9780191681288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250395.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter begins with a defence of the basic premises and strategies used in evaluating claims of the sciences to have accumulated real questions and true answers. The enterprise of this book and ... More


Interventions in a New Research Programme

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Lost Age of Reason: Philosophy in Early Modern India 1450-1700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199218745
eISBN:
9780191809774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218745.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter establishes the principal source of the uncertainties, gaps, and difficulties in Gaṅgeśa Upādhyāya's epistemology. Gaṅgeśa's use of the expression ‘a way of gaining knowledge (pramāṇa) ... More


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