The conversation took a turn for the ugly. Were my problems with him, or were they with his philosophy? I asked him, “If paradigms are really incommensurable, how is history of science possible? Wouldn’t we be merely interpreting the past in the light of the present? Wouldn’t the past be inaccessible to us? Wouldn’t it […]
☛ Frank and Ernest by Bob Thaves: “Paradigm Shift”, originally published on February 26, 1998. Hi-res version found here. © 1998 by Thaves. If you rather get yourself a “Shift Happens” bumper sticker, Zazzle sells them.