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    Would a pragmatist say that a scientist can assess the claim of a theologian? More specifically could an evolutionary biologist be able to assess the claims of a creationist?

    Any ideas or clarification would be much appreciated
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    (Original post by Munrot07)
    Would a pragmatist say that a scientist can assess the claim of a theologian? More specifically could an evolutionary biologist be able to assess the claims of a creationist?

    Any ideas or clarification would be much appreciated
    Why would we want to do that? The *****ing between believers and infidels is so much more fun.
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    Why would we want to do that? The *****ing between believers and infidels is so much more fun.
    Please only post useful comments...I actually need help with this question.
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    Please only post useful comments...I actually need help with this question.
    Ahhh soz.

    Serious comment: Try posting this question into the 'Debate and current affairs' section within the 'religion' sub-forum. That is likely to stimulate discussion between polarised groups - theologians on the one hand (most likely Abrahamic adherents) and atheists / agnostics on the other.

    Keep the thread moving by interacting. Some of the views will be controversial and others will be reasoned and logical.

    I'm sure you will get a better response in there but be prepared for dogma and intransigence!

    Best wishes.
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    (Original post by uberteknik)
    Ahhh soz.

    Serious comment: Try posting this question into the 'Debate and current affairs' section within the 'religion' sub-forum. That is likely to stimulate discussion between polarised groups - theologians on the one hand (most likely Abrahamic adherents) and atheists / agnostics on the other.

    Keep the thread moving by interacting. Some of the views will be controversial and others will be reasoned and logical.

    I'm sure you will get a better response in there but be prepared for dogma and intransigence!

    Best wishes.
    The thing is this question isn't a religious question. It's not meant to be a debate between creationists and evolutionists, far from it. It's asking about pragmatism, a type of philosophical belief and how would a pragmatist answer the question "can an evolutionary biologist asses the claims of a creationist".
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    What is a 'pragmatist' to you? And what do you mean by 'assess'?
 
 
 
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