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    It has been about 14 million years since mankind came into the world. In that long period of time, human beings have been continuously producing knowledge. The prompt said “The main reason knowledge is produced is to solve problems.”, and I mostly agree with it, but first I will discuss this statement from different perspectives using the examples from Natural Science and The Arts . In Natural Science, there are many inventions that were discovered to solve a problem. Many of today’s inventions had many limitations when first unveiled. That is why scientists are always trying to solve them by using reasoning and experimentation to make improvements. For example, the printing press was invented in order to meet the demands of a cheaper way to read a written text such as books and written records used in governments and businesses. In the fifteenth and the sixteenth centuries, the Renaissance was spread to European countries especially in Italy. Because of growing economic prosperity, schools and colleges…

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    Cheryl Baker Introduction to Natural Science January 30, 2017 Unit 3 Discussion A. Controversy in science is healthy. It involves disagreements on how we should interpret data, over which ideas are supported the best by the evidence that is available, and what ideas are worth further investigation. It compels scientists to carefully examine data and perform additional research to help scientific study progress. And as stated in the text, controversy “is an essential part of the process of…

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    claim in two areas of knowledge? Prescribed Title #2 Amy Wu St Cuthbert’s College Candidate No. 003886-0020 Session – November 2014 Word Count: 1587 Fact is objective information that is regarded to be correct due to the ability to prove that it is true. In comparison, stories are narratives of what has happened in the past, or hypothesized ideas. For the purpose of this essay, knowledge is defined as “true belief”, or statements that have been accepted to be the truth and thus it…

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    Social Science and Natural Science is Social Sciences include the study of economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, social studies, and sociology. They are a group of disciplines that deal with humans, both as individuals and as interacting groups. Natural Sciences include the study of astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics as well as areas of overlap. Briefly, social sciences are the study of humans and their interactions, and natural sciences are the…

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    Knowledge (AOK) as a certain species, through natural selection those that are better suited for the environment survive and evolve, while those that are weaker become extinguished. This quote uses natural selection as a metaphor to relate how “evolution” of new ideas, or principles develop— just like in nature, by natural selection, different species…

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    To What extent are Human Sciences similar to and different from Natural Science? Introduction; Science is the intellectual and practical activity comprising of the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the Natural and physical world through experimentation and observation. Scientific method consists of Observation, hypothesis, experiment, law and theory. Because of science, man is able to go to the moon, It has also helped us with manufacturing of cars and electronic devices like…

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    The difficulty with reconciling natural science and sense perception is that scientific research requires us to formulate abstract notions based on our qualitative observations. The question above mentions the sensory observation that the table is solid, which is accurate. However, this claim is also influenced by the physical boundaries of our senses. We can reconcile the two sources of knowledge but we have to explain how observations developed by natural science are independent of its…

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    Historical explanations and scientific explanations are very different and similar. A historical explanation is an account of an event or events in history and it can reveal when the event takes place, how it takes place and the events that prompted that particular event to take place. A scientific explanation is a theory that reveals the reason why phenomena occur in the natural world. Although historical and scientific explanations are acquired through different means, knowledge in History and…

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    In natural science we use both , active experimenting & passive observation . In this field also imaginations are used to make or create new theories . the cycle mainly goes in a manner of first imagination then second comes active experimentation and the last , after all that is done the knowledge is passed on and it can also be called passive observation. For example the gravity ,it already existed but no body tried exploring it or even naming it . once when Newton was sitting below an apple…

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    and of natural science”. In 1872, he released his lecture “Points of Supposed Collision Between the Scriptures and Natural Science” in support of Christianity in the battle between Biblical Authority and New Science. In his text, Gladstone begins by acknowledging that, although Scripture and nature are both set in stone, man is susceptible to an errored interpretation of either. Philosophers and theologians alike can never be certain of the claims they bring forward and their various schools…

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