Re: definition of science

From: Don Nield <d.nield@auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Fri Apr 22 2005 - 20:44:31 EDT

I offer my own definition, from a Christian perspective:
 "Science is reading God's Book of Nature assuming no pages are stuck
together"
Don

George Murphy wrote:

> Percy Bridgman (Nobel in physics, 1946) said that science is "doing
> your damnedest with your mind with no holds barred."
>
> Shalom
> George
> http://web.raex.com/~gmurphy/ <http://web.raex.com/%7Egmurphy/>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Charles Carrigan <mailto:CCarriga@olivet.edu>
> *To:* asa@calvin.edu <mailto:asa@calvin.edu>
> *Sent:* Friday, April 22, 2005 4:10 PM
> *Subject:* definition of science
>
> Hi All,
>
> This is a fishing expedition - at some point in the past, some
> individuals on this list have given definitions of "science" that
> I thought were pretty good. But now when I'm trying to find a
> good one, I can't, and I also can't remember who wrote the
> definitions I liked so that I could email them personally. So, if
> anyone out there has a definition of science they really like,
> please feel free to send it my way.
>
> Thanks,
> Charles
>
>
> <><<><<><<><<><<><<><<><<><<><<><<><
> Charles W. Carrigan, Ph.D.
> Olivet Nazarene University
> Dept. of Geology
> One University Ave.
> Bourbonnais, IL 60914
> PH: (815) 939-5346
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>
>
>

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Donald A. Nield
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University of Auckland
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