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What is truth?

Author
  1. Brian Josephson
Published
February 1999
Page(s)
15
Article Type
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Steven Weinberg may be right to criticize aspects of Thomas Kuhn's writings, as you report in your editorial (November 1998 p3). But Weinberg's own proposals, which he discussed in the 8 October 1998 issue of The New York Review of Books, have their problems as well. I discussed such matters further in a recent review of Roger Newton's book The Truth of Science (see Endeavour 1998 22 83), and will indicate some of the arguments here. I emphasize that I am not opposed to science as such.