By A K Ramanujan
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9 Conclusion: advice about tenses • What’s going on – or was going on? • Should you write in the past or present? Many students get into difficulties when they are writing about events that have happened in the past, but still have implications for the present. Barbara’s dilemma, presented below, may be familiar to anyone who has had to write about the ideas of the ancient Greeks (and other long-dead authors). 1 Barbara’s dilemma: here and now – or there and then? Abel has arrived first at the café as Barbara has stopped to pick up her essay.
Falsification may not be necessary for scientific progress because alternative explanations of the world have arisen without it. It may still be useful, though, to consider both Popper’s encouragement to demonstrate that our principles are not false and Kuhn’s concerns about the difficulties of seeing beyond our current paradigm. 2 Silver (1998) uses the metaphor of a raft to illustrate the difference between the views of Popper and Kuhn. The raft is the scientific framework, or paradigm. For Popper, the raft becomes uninhabitable – or the scientific framework has been falsified – and scientists have to jump into the sea.
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