Nobody invented the scientific method

In the past I’ve written posts explaining why the terms “father of” and “the greatest” should be firmly avoided when writing about the history of science. James Sumner has also written an excellent post The F-Word explaining why the term “the first” should also be banned from the vocabulary of any serious historian of science or technology. Today I’m going to explain why the expression “XY invented the scientific method” should also be regarded as a hanging offense! [curious? then go here]

About thonyc

Aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now resides mostly in the 16th century.
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