The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge - The Pragmatics of Scientific Knowledge Summary & Analysis

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The Pragmatics of Scientific Knowledge Summary and Analysis

There are certain prescriptives that determine whether knowledge is scientific. The fact that this is true is because these prescriptives follow certain rules. One must provide proof of what one says. Not only is science supposed to provide proof that a scientific assertion is true, but it also must be able to defend itself from other alternative theories. Under this formulation, there is a speaker, a referent, and addressee that are particular to prescriptives.

Science claims that what it asserts exists naturally in the world. Science in its language game appeals to the results for the steady march of further research. However, if this research is true, this truth does not depend on certain proofs.

First, one can provide a proof that makes sense, to believe the assertion if the proof is true...

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