1 min readThe dangerous new world of post empirical science

As you read through this article, remember the various researches published on this website. Try to answer this question: how many of these new science researches can stand against Baggott’s criteria?

In this article for Aeon, popular-science author Jim Baggott talks about how it has become hard for lay people to distinguish real science from pseudosciences because many scientists make outrageous claims that have no empirical bases. Baggott says that falsifiability is no longer the criteria for identifying a study as a real scientific research, but asserts that there are clear empirical signifiers of what is  scientific and what is not. 

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