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Single Idea 15207

[catalogued under 14. Science / B. Scientific Theories / 2. Aim of Science]

Full Idea

Don't ask, which theory is more coherent? Ask, which theory is more illuminating?

Gist of Idea

We want illuminating theories, rather than coherent theories


Robin Le Poidevin (Past, Present and Future of Debate about Tense [1998], 5)

Book Reference

'Questions of Time and Tense', ed/tr. Le Poidevin,R [OUP 2002], p.41