Scientific Method (Its Importance)

Abstract

Dr. King quotes Henry P. Van Dusen’s article “How Do We Know?” from The Christian Century on the scientific method as central to Henry Nelson Wieman’s thinking. He used this quote in his doctoral dissertation, “A Comparison of the Conceptions of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman.”

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Scientific Method (Its Importance)
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[Inserted text in margin: Scientific Method, its importance (Wieman)] The very center of Wieman's [Inserted text: used] thought is "scientific method." As Van Dusen puts it, "Scientific Method" is more than a thread running through all Professor Wieman's writings; it is not too much to say that it is the central pivot around which everything else must revolve and in relation to which it must take its reference and obtain its validity." Christian Century, 48(1931),711.
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