From: John W Burgeson (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Sep 19 2003 - 12:37:56 EDT
Moorad said: "The essence of a scientific theory is the ability to make
predictions and not merely give explanations, which is pure
John Casti argues otherwise, in the book review reference I just cited.
He also argues that various sciences do better at explanations and other
do better at predictions. QM does well at the latter; almost zip at the
former. Evolution and weather forecasting the revere of this.
Economics is the only one that does rather badly at both. <G>
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