Lexicon of Arguments

Philosophical and Scientific Issues in Dispute
 
[german]


Complaints - Corrections

Table
Concepts
Versus
Sc. Camps
Theses I
Theses II

Concept/Author*  

What is wrong?
Page
Other metadata
Translation
Excerpt or content
Other

Correction: Year / Place / Page
/ /

Correction:
(max 500 charact.)

Your username*
or User-ID

Email address*

The complaint
will not be published.

 
I 182
Observation/Theory/Seeing/Knowing/Feyerabend: the problems with observation that existed at Galileo's time cannot be solved by a comparison with what we see or know today.
I 184
Kepler's Theory of Seeing/Seeing/Kepler/Feyerabend: failed at the clearest and simplest data. But, and that was the decisive thing: there were telescope observations, namely changes in the brightness of the planets, which corresponded better with Copernicus than the results of observation with the naked eye. This proved for Galileo the Copernican theory and the usefulness of the telescope. Confidence in the reliability of the telescope and the recognition of its importance were not two different things for Galileo, but two sides of the same process. It cannot be said more clearly that there were no independent data.

Found an error? Use our Complaint Form. Perhaps someone forgot to close a bracket? A page number is wrong?
Help us to improve our lexicon.
However, if you are of a different opinion, as regards the validity of the argument, post your own argument beside the contested one.
The correction will be sent to the contributor of the original entry to get his opinion about.