Croman mac Nessa
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2002 15:01:07 EDT
>Francine Nicholson needs to pay closer attention to the meaning of the word
>"proof." No empirical evidence *ever* _proves_ *anything*, but only at
>best gives strong support for a conclusion. See, e.g., Kahane, _Logic and
>Philosophy_, regarding the differences between Deductive and Inductive
>Logic and the meaning of "Proof."
Hmm, I did not realize that this was a list about philosophy or terminology.
I certainly have no interest in engaging in such a discussion here. Use
whatever term you prefer. Evidence from the Bronze Age still does not
support theories about what happened in the Iron Age.
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