sexta-feira, dezembro 11, 2009

The Relativity of Wrong

Por acaso reencontrei este texto de Asimov - The Relativity of Wrong. Ele discute que a idéia de teorias serem absolutamente corretas ou incorretas não faz muito sentido.

"What actually happens is that once scientists get hold of a good concept they gradually refine and extend it with greater and greater subtlety as their instruments of measurement improve. Theories are not so much wrong as incomplete. "