Re: Against Fundamentalism!

From: Russell Standish <>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 10:45:17 +1000

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 12:40:03PM -0400, wrote:
> ...but of course explanation is more fundamental than prediction.
> Tom Caylor

I wouldn't say that! Both of these properties are orthogonal to each
other. Typical scientific theories exist on a tradeoff curve (Pareto
front for those in the know) between explanatory power and predictive


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