du liest...


Michael Cope's Blog

My friend Duncan Miller is an archaeologist specialising in early Southern African metal-work, and it is through him that I became interested in archaeology. He also introduced me to the atmosphere of suspicion and mutual distrust which exists in that field, and which runs like a dark thread through much of science. The reason for this is the possibility that scientists will break the rules of the discipline, disguising false science as true and in so doing destroy the compact of trust which is the necessary condition of their cumulative endeavour.

If we are to accept David Morris’ dictum that archaeology proceeds from the present, which it uses to explain the past, and that religion, or at least historically-based religions from the Middle East, hope to explain the present in terms of a narrative situated in the past, then we can see that as soon as the scientist steps out…

Ursprünglichen Post anzeigen 469 weitere Wörter



Es gibt noch keine Kommentare.

Kommentar verfassen

Bitte logge dich mit einer dieser Methoden ein, um deinen Kommentar zu veröffentlichen:


Du kommentierst mit Deinem WordPress.com-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Google+ Foto

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Google+-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )


Du kommentierst mit Deinem Twitter-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )


Du kommentierst mit Deinem Facebook-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )


Verbinde mit %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Gib deine E-Mail-Adresse ein, um diesem Blog zu folgen und per E-Mail Benachrichtigungen über neue Beiträge zu erhalten.

Schließe dich 71 Followern an

%d Bloggern gefällt das: