Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Education » math-teach

Topic: In Defense of the NRC's "Scientific Research in Education'"
Replies: 11   Last Post: Nov 10, 2012 9:35 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Haim

Posts: 7,833
Registered: 12/6/04
Re: RE: In Defense of the NRC's "Scientific Research in Education'"
Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:15 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

Lou Talman Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:38 AM

>And of course, we are to suppose that someone who sees a
>socialist behind every tree---and who says that every
>socialist is evil incarnate---is not "ideologically
>driven".


Lou, you put me in the company of Pierre-Simon Laplace. When Napoleon commented to Laplace that Laplace's work on the "systems of the universe" made no mention of its Creator, Laplace is famously reputed to have replied, "I did not need that hypothesis." Your suggestion that I, myself, should not be ideologically driven is entirely irrelevant to the issue under consideration. I have no need of that hypothesis, and neither have you.

Let me remind you. We have established that education research is unscientific. The hypothetical I was considering was that the ed school professoriate know science. Well, if they know science why do they not produce science? I offered my guess. If you have a better guess, please share it with us.

Haim
No representation without taxation.



Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.