Month: January 2021

A review of “The Knowledge Machine”

The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science by Michael Strevens Science’s irrational origins Itai Yanai, Martin J. Lercher What is the scientific method, and what makes it the most efficient approach for generating insight? In The Knowledge Machine, Michael Strevens argues that to answer this question, we must acknowledge the role played by the…

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