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?


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


Science wars

Science and Culture

Science and Religion

Ruminations on science

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