Intelligence, differences, explanations, and other perplexing matters
I find this a useful picture. Can anyone let me know who put it together, so I can acknowledge it properly?
Looks as if it was made by "ArchonMagnus" in 2008, but happy to get further particulars.
You can find a history of the image at the wikimedia page:https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Scientific_Method_as_an_Ongoing_Process.svg
it would be complete if it only included a 20-page discourse on the relative merits of Kuhn and Lakatos :(
I like the sound of Lakatos. Seems closer to the actualite. Would you like to propose some alterations? I would suggest that after "Develop general theories" we add "Protect those general theories with auxiliary hypotheses till the process becomes ridiculous"
sure; and "Do not threaten visiting lectures with pokers"