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History of science

21st century
At the beginning of the 21st century, a variety of pseudoscientific theories remain popular.Creationism, in the form of Intelligent Design, suffered a major legal defeat in the Kitzmiller v. Dover Are ...
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20th century
Among the most notable developments to pseudoscience in the 20th century are the rise of Creationism, the demise of Spiritualism, and the first formulation of ancient astronaut theories.Reflexology, t ...
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19th century
Among the most notable developments in the history of pseudoscience in the 19th century are the rise of Spiritualism (traced in America to 1848), homeopathy (first formulated in 1796), and phrenology ...
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History of pseudoscience
The history of pseudoscience is the study of pseudoscientific theories over time. A pseudoscience is a set of ideas that presents itself as science, while it does not meet the criteria to properly be ...
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Science and pseudoscience
The question of how science operates and therefore how to distinguish genuine science from pseudoscience has importance well beyond scientific circles or the academic community. In the judicial system ...
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Current issues
In the past few centuries, some statistical methods have been developed, for reasoning in the face of uncertainty, as an outgrowth of methods for eliminating error. This was an echo of the program of ...
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Mention of the topic
In Quod Nihil Scitur (1581), Francisco Sanches refers to another book title, De modo sciendi (on the method of knowing). This work appeared in Spanish as Método universal de las ciencias.In 1833 Robe ...
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Integrating deductive and inductive method
Attempts to systematize a scientific method were confronted in the mid-18th century by the problem of induction, a positivist logic formulation which, in short, asserts that nothing can be known with ...
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Emergence of inductive experimental method
During the Middle Ages issues of what is now termed science began to be addressed. There was greater emphasis on combining theory with practice in the Islamic world than there had been in Classical ti ...
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Early methodology
There are few explicit discussions of scientific methodologies in surviving records from early cultures. The most that can be inferred about the approaches to undertaking science in this period stems ...
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History of scientific method
The history of scientific method is a history of the methodology of scientific inquiry, as differentiated from a history of science in general. The development and elaboration of rules for scientific ...
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Future of mathematics
Main article: Future of mathematicsThere are many observable trends in mathematics, the most notable being that the subject is growing ever larger, computers are ever more important and powerful, the ...
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Modern mathematics
19th century Carl Friedrich Gauss.Throughout the 19th century mathematics became increasingly abstract. In the 19th century lived Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777–1855). Leaving aside his many contribution ...
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Mathematics during the Scientific Revolution
17th century Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.The 17th century saw an unprecedented explosion of mathematical and scientific ideas across Europe. Galileo observed the moons of Jupiter in orbit about that pla ...
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Renaissance mathematics
During the Renaissance, the development of mathematics and of accounting were intertwined. While there is no direct relationship between algebra and accounting, the teaching of the subjects and the bo ...
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