Theory of Knowledge; Scientific Methods Essay.

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Theory of Knowledge; Scientific Methods Essay

    The science is one of the important things in our life. There are basically 3 scientific methods to know and learn something. Those scientific methods are called “The Basic Scientific Method”, “Falsificationism” and the “Scientific Revolution”. Each of these scientific methods has their own benefits and problems.

    First, I will talk about “The Basic Scientific Method”. It is a popular way to accept knowledge. We observe something first, then we make some generalizations and theories. Then finally we explain based on information that we collected from observations. For example, Isaac Newton found the law of universal gravitation by saw an apple dropping from a tree.

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    The Basic Scientific Method is simple and good way to understand many things but on the other hand, this scientific method has several problems. In those problems, one of the serious problems is the perceptional problem. Human’s senses often deceive us. Our sense of seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting and touching are not perfect. If we can’t collect true information from our observations, future steps become meaningless. Therefore we have to be careful when we observe something using our senses.

    Next, I will introduce the second scientific method called “Falsificationism”. This method is exactly opposite with “The ...

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