RE: definition of science

From: Alexanian, Moorad <alexanian@uncw.edu>
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 10:42:25 EDT

You have to be more specific!

Moorad

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Roberts [mailto:michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk]
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 10:07 AM
To: Alexanian, Moorad; dickfischer@earthlink.net; ASA
Subject: Re: definition of science

I do not understand your post

Michael
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexanian, Moorad" <alexanian@uncw.edu>
To: <dickfischer@earthlink.net>; "ASA" <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 2:48 PM
Subject: RE: definition of science

> Of course, the question of origins can and ought to be taken as far
back
> as possible. However, whatever initial conditions we choose must be
> clearly stated and not be our conclusions.
>
> Many Darwinist do say that "evolution is a fact" rather than say that
it
> is a working hypostasis.
>
> The rules of mathematics are so analogous to logic that some think the
> two are the same. I will not get into that argument. However, it is
true
> that the easiest and best way we know of making unequivocal
predictions
> is by setting the laws of nature in mathematical form.
>
> Moorad
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dick Fischer [mailto:dickfischer@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Sunday, April 24, 2005 11:29 PM
> To: Alexanian, Moorad; ASA
> Subject: RE: definition of science
>
> Hi Moorad, you wrote:
>
>> However, how far back in time do we go regarding the question of
> origins?
>
> As far as we can go. Where would you suggest we stop?
>
> >Surely, Darwinism claims to go all the way back to the beginning,
> whatever that is!
>
> Darwin ventured a guess. That's okay. We can do that. He didn't
state
> is
> at a fact, and if anyone today knows where and how life arose they
> should
> pony up.
>
>> Weather forecast is based on purely mathematical models that simulate
> the
> atmosphere based on physical concepts like temperature, pressure, etc.

> Where is the predictive power in anthropology, biology, and genetics?
>
> Is your point that only with the use of mathematical models can we
make
> any
> predictions?
>
> Dick Fischer - Genesis Proclaimed Association
> Finding Harmony in Bible, Science, and History
> www.genesisproclaimed.org
>
>
>
Received on Mon Apr 25 10:43:21 2005

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