Article ID: CBB000004127

Science and the compulsive programmer (1975)

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Weizenbaum, J. (Author)


Partisan Review
Volume: 42 no.2
Issue: 2
Pages: 237-250

Description A criticism of the belief that ultimately all aspects of man and nature will be explained in exclusively scientific terms. Scientific theories are achieved at the expense of distorting nature. Regardless how beautiful or great the result, the scientific account can never be complete or exhaustive. (J. A. GOLDMAN)


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Behrends, Elke
Brinkmann, Richard
Brookman, Frits H.
Butt, Nasim
Cartwright, Nancy
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International relations
Darwinism
Philosophy of science
Determinism
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
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Aristotle
Boscovich, Ruggiero Giuseppe
Descartes, René
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