Faversham Stoa is a philosophy discussion group. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7.30 to 9.30pm in the The Bull in Tanners Street. We cover a large range of topics. There's no charge for membership and everyone is welcome to drop in. Just bring your brain and some beer money!

What is Science?

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Most people, even educated ones, think that they know what science is, but they don't really, except at a superficial level. This is the main reason why so many people still endorse, not only faith, but also pseudo-science, bad science and junk-science as a source of knowledge. They can be confused by journalists, politicians, statistics, the internet, etc. and even become totally anti-science. We cannot have a sensible debate involving science without first understanding properly what it is.


'Pithies' on science

So---What is science?

What science isn't

Scientific method

Bad science

Anti-science

Science wars

Science and Culture

Science and Religion

Ruminations on science

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