Join us on Tuesday, May 23 for the next Natural Cosmology Discussion.
In a change of pace, this month Bill Cox will moderate a discussion about the adequacy of empiricism. Are you comfortable with empiricism, alternately, scientific postulating, evidence gathering and interpretation, “materialism,” etc. ? Is there more to an adequate description of reality than the accumulated data that enables that description? For example: are you comfortable with the data that is interpreted, say in discussions of climate change or whether or not there’s social progress.
In part two of the discussion, we’ll look at the American political scene since 22 January. Is there data accumulating that might allow us to imagine the collapse of this charade? What sort of data are you watching; what do you think would be a leading indicator? Let’s list those measurements of public sentiment and/or measurable political or institutional behaviors, setting apart our own instinctual or visceral likes and dislikes.
Join us and express your opinion. No pre-reading necessary.
Natural Cosmology Discussion – May 23, 7 PM