Posted: Oct 09, 2019 10:04 am
by Hermit
Spearthrower wrote:
Hermit wrote:
Spearthrower wrote:
Observation comes first. Understanding cannot come first. Understanding comes as a result of meticulous, methodological observation.

Indeed. Where do you think this sentence places observation?
Hermit wrote:What makes science science is the process of making broad generalisations from specific observations.

The thing is that it is rarely those who make hypotheses that have collected all that data; it's usually their PhD students! ;)

How does that tie in with my assertion that "what makes science science is the process of making broad generalisations from specific observations."?