Wally wrote: "I believe that Pasteur and Thompson were attempting to say
that a valid theory should be both quantitative and predictive in nature.
If not, then it just is not good science. I think that even alchemy and
astrology would fit the above definition."
The author John Casti, in his book "Search for Certainty," refutes that
idea rather convincingly. My review of that book, published in
PERSPECTIVES, is on my web
site, page two.
(science/theology, quantum mechanics, baseball, ethics,
humor, cars, God's intervention into natural causation, etc.)
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