Science wars have existed for centuries; look at the year 1616 and year 1632 astronomy conflicts of Galileo.
The Prohibition of the Heliocentric Theory
The unsigned document according to which Galileo was prohibited from teaching the Copernican theory: Special Injunction (26 February 1616). Friday, the 26th ...
The Trial of Galileo Galilei
In 1632 Galileo published his Dialogues on the Two Chief Systems of the World and immediately found himself in trouble.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Until the mid-20th century, the philosophy of science had concentrated on the viability of scientific method and knowledge, proposing justifications for the truth of scientific theories and observations and attempting to discover on a philosophical level why science worked. Already Karl Popper had begun to attack this view. Popper denied outright that justification existed for such concepts as truth, probability or even belief in scientific theories.
During this time there had also been a number of less orthodox philosophers who believed that logical models of pure science did not apply to actual scientific practice. It was the publication of Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions in 1962, however, which fully opened the study of science to new disciplines by suggesting that the evolution of science was in part sociologically determined and that it did not operate under the simple logical laws put forward by the logical positivist school of philosophy.
In Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels With Science (1994), the scientists Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt attacked "postmodernists" as anti-intellectual .....
In 1996, Social Text, a Duke University publication of postmodern critical theory, compiled a "Science Wars" issue containing brief articles. Physicist Alan Sokal had submitted an article to Social Text titled "Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity," which proposed that quantum gravity is a linguistic and social construct and that quantum physics supports postmodernist criticisms of scientific objectivity. After holding the article back from earlier issues due to Sokal's refusal to consider revisions, the staff published it in the "Science Wars" issue as a relevant contribution ...
Thus, the formalization of the astrophysics galactic LOCAL REGION (Planet Earth) WAR ZONE was properly labeled the SCIENCE WARS around 1995. The first description of the 1995 SCIENCE WARS ....concerned the science debates about physics, astronomy, and genetic project priorties, budgets and new funding ...... and the war of words between various LEVELS of the subconciousness MINDS of the above writers.
In year 2013, we have detailed examples and conscious MIND explantions of SCIENCE WAR events and SCIENCE WAR casualties that occur in real REALITY.
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