Evolution in Court. A Federal Judge Defines Science

Marie George

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/SetF.2016.036

Abstract


This article highlights certain recurring themes in Mariano Artigas’s works by examining a judicial decision made in the United States in 1982 concerning the teaching of “creation-science” alongside “evolution-science” in public schools. These themes include: the proper delimitation of the boundaries of science, the importance of philosophy as a bridge between science and religion, and the misunderstandings concerning the limits of science inherent in scientism.


Keywords


creation-science; falsifiability; philosophy as bridge; scientism

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