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  • A New Vision of Science

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    A New Vision of Science ABSTRACT: Traditional convictions regarding science (such as universalism, necessity and eternal validity) are currently in doubt. Relativism seems to destroy scientific claims to rationality. This paper shows a way to keep the traditional convictions of scientific knowledge while acknowledging relativism. With reference to the practicing scientist, we replace descriptivism with constructivism; we modify relative validity with the claim to understanding; and, we offer

  • New Ways of Thinking in Science and Art

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    them and for their sense of curiosity. However, as the years passed, many of the theories proven changed due to new information discovered. The reason for these new discoveries to occur was because of “curiosity”. Curiosity opened the doors for inquiry and great ideas or even inventions. Before one can address the prescribed question they must first know what the usages of the words ‘new ways of thinking, facts and data’. These words have several possible meanings and can be interpreted differently

  • Discovering New Knowledge in Natural Science and History

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    of theories and concepts. One can say that once a new discovery of a theory or concept has been completed, then the old one would most likely be discarded and no long be accepted as knowledge. However, one can also argue that old theories or concepts are not always discarded but evolved, as it becomes a part of the new theory. It really depends on how one defines discarded. In this essay I will be focusing on the areas of knowledge of natural science and history because there are many knowledge issues

  • Science Curriculum in New York

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    Science Curriculum in New York Researching the US National Standards of Science Education and the New York State Science Standards gave our group valuable information about any science curriculum in New York State. We searched the Web and the New York State Standards for Mathematics, Science, and Technology booklet. Conducting an interview with both Ethanie Holl, kindergarten teacher, and Dr. LaChance, professor, were also very helpful. To start with here is a list of principles that guided

  • Literature and Natural Science have Brought New Knowledge into My Life

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    It is a natural instinct for humans to know and accumulate knowledge. Engaging in both literature and natural science subjects in IB, I have brought different aspects of knowledge to my life. At a glance, we tend to believe in scientific journals more than fictional literatures because we can prominently see facts organised into schematic structure. Natural science uses reason, evidence and strong logic to support the theory. Due to its consistency, scientific knowledge is often disagreed. On the

  • Brave New World: The Advancement of Science

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    Brave New World: The Advancement of Science Christy Campbell Mrs. Doig Eng OAC 2 16 May, 1996 When thinking of progress, most people think of advances in the scientific fields, believing that most discoveries and technologies are beneficial to society.  Are these advances as beneficial as most people think? In the novel Brave New World, the author Aldous Huxley, warns readers that scientific advances can be a threat to society.  This is particularly evident in the fields of biology, technology

  • Brave New World: Imperfect Science

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    Huxley wrote Brave New World. It was the middle of the depression, unemployment was high and the stock market low. It was the age of sterilizing the mentally ill, and the age of mass manufacturing by machines. Scientific progress was on the rise, and Henry Ford was considered a savior. Huxley's imaginary world of scientific perfection was far from perfect. The texture of his imaginary world is nearer to nightmare that to heaven on earth (Watts 72). In creating the prophecy, New World State, scientific

  • Forensic Science Technician: Analyzing the World of a New Career

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    "forensic science technician" comes to mind, many people think of crime shows such as NCIS and CSI, which shows a broad spectrum of what the job is, but it's not as easy as it seems. When I was kid I always looked up to the character Abby on NCIS, Abby is the forensic scientist on the show. "Forensic science technicians perform chemical, biological, and physical analysis on evidence taken from crime scenes("Forensic Science Technicians." Occupational Outlook Handbook)." A forensic science technician

  • The Theme Of Science In Huxley's Brave New World

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    English 12 Mr. Walker Science as it affects individuals is the theme of Brave New World. It has many different ways of doing so but they are all big topics that would be quite disturbing if they came to be in our society. From changing the way family works, to how we deal with our stress and troubles, to even how we go about religion it is all changed with the help of science. It has also completely removed old age or elderly people from the society. Science runs this New World State which is Huxley’s

  • Science Run Amuck in Brave New World

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    Science Run Amuck in Brave New World Brave New World is a novel set hundreds of years into our own future. On Earth, the Nine Years War tore the planet apart in the year A.F 178. Eerily, anthrax bombs dropped from the sky killed scores of people, what we in the post 9/11 world fear the most. When the dust settled, mankind banded together to create a new world called the “World State.” Their motto is “Community, Identity, Stability,” and it is all too much present as you will see. This future is