Why should we trust science? Because it doesn’t trust itself

So when should we trust science? The view that seems to emerge from Popper, Oreskes and other writers in the field is we have good, but fallible, reason to trust what scientists say when, despite their own best efforts to disprove an idea, there remains a consensus that it is true.

Source: Why should we trust science? Because it doesn’t trust itself

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