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The Scientific Odyssey

The Scientific Odyssey is a podcast exploration of scientific inquiry through it's history and philosophy.  New episodes weekly.

Nov 8, 2015

A discussion the positivist positions of the equivalentists and the energetists as represented in the ideas and writings of Marcellin Bertholot, Ernst Mach, Wilhelm Oswald and Pierre Duhem.  From this the instrumentalism of American philosopher John Dewey is developed and contrasted with scientific realism.