《How to Think Straight About Psychology》的笔记-第55页
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One reason that scientists are suspicious of claims that some person,theory, or belief system provides absolute knowledge about ultimate questionsis that scientists consider questions about “ultimates” to be unanswerable.Scientists do not claim to produce perfect knowledge; the unique strengthof science is not that it is an error-free process, but that it provides a wayof eliminating the errors that are part of our knowledge base. Furthermore,claims of perfect or absolute knowledge tend to choke off inquiry. Becausea free and open pursuit of knowledge is a prerequisite for scientific activity,scientists are always skeptical of claims that the ultimate answer has beenfound.
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