DOI: 10.14704/nq.2013.11.3.690

A Critique of Scientific Realism Based in Vedic Principles

Robert W. Boyer

Abstract


The shift from particle to field theories has been crumbling pillars of classical objective science, and is reverberating in philosophy of science. Fundamental issues implicit in objective science—process of observing, observer or subject, dividing line between objective and subjective—are now more explicit. These issues are examined in this critique of scientific realism, held to be the best argument for objective science. A developmental model of levels of reality in different states of consciousness is introduced as a more integrated framework for addressing the core challenges to scientific realism.

NeuroQuantology | September 2013 | Volume 11 | Issue 3 | Page 477-502

Keywords


science; reality; Vedic; Kuhn; objective; subjective

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