TITLE

The Demolition of Science

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Dave
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Nietzsche & Postmodernism;6/ 1/1999, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the opinion of German philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on scientific truth. He argued that science can never provide human beings with objective truths as they do not exist. It attributes the philosopher's critical analysis of scientific laws to the work of 18th century Scottish radical empiricist and sceptic David Hume. The idea that the natural world is rationally ordered and obedient to a set of discoverable natural laws is also opposed by Nietzsche.
ACCESSION #
34070582

 

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