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Massimiliano Di Ventra

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198825623

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198825623.001.0001

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Material World and Objective Reality

Material World and Objective Reality

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(p.6) 2 Material World and Objective Reality
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The Scientific Method
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Massimiliano Di Ventra

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198825623.003.0002

This chapter defines the object of study of the Natural Sciences: the unique material reality existing irrespective of the observer. This is a logical necessity for scientists to even start doing Science. It also reminds the reader that this unique material reality is the only object of study for Science. Nothing else that is not testable with empirical means can be accessed by Science.

Keywords:   objective reality, limits of science, Logic

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