The Butterscotch Award for Things

Huge thanks to Casen & the rest of theDIHEDRAL for nominating me for the Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things!


Ruse vs. Laudan

Herein I intend to present the debate between two philosophers of science, Michael Ruse and Larry Laudan, on the scientific status of “creation science” and whether it should be taught in public-school classrooms. The first portion of this paper presents five characteristics that Ruse proposes as a way of determining what is and is not a genuine science, suggesting, in addition, that “creation science” lacks all five of these characteristics in different ways.


I'm normally not an open book, at least in the sense that I don't usually go around sharing the dark portions of my life story with just anyone. However, considering how rough life has been with the recent death of my mother, I am writing this blog post

The Mark of Science

In this paper, I will compare and contrast the views of Karl Popper, Thomas Kuhn, and Imre Lakatos on the demarcation problem in the philosophy of science. I will begin by presenting Popper’s reasons for rejecting the inductive method as the mark...

Her Travels

The photo featured above is probably my favorite picture from her travels that I have found so far. I edited it a bit, but the unedited version is somewhere...

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