Science is about exploring that multiverse of possible worlds. In a way, scientists need to make observations of those other worlds as well, and observe them closely enough to figure how they differ from ours.
An important part to Locke’s project concerned epistemology, a branch of philosophy that defines knowledge. Epistemology deals with questions such as “What is knowledge, and how do we know when we have it?”
I used to teach a college course called “Epistemology” but the name scared off too many potential students, so we changed it to “Theories of Knowledge.”
“How can you believe in God and science at the same time?” Even though I am rarely asked this question so plainly, it is often implied in conversation. Many atheistic advocates think that there is a conflict between the two. They may suspect that a belief in the supernatural is used primarily to explain […]
The Worldview Question-and-Answer series with Jim Sire continues with the question: How can we find common ground when someone has a radically different world view from our own? — Micheal Hickerson, ESN Blog Contributor James W. Sire’s response: As a Christian we start with a distinct advantage. We know that all human beings are made […]