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Is our current explosive rate of technological progression because we do science faster and easier OR it is simply happening due to unknown timing?

I often wonder if we are progressing so quickly because we are much more capable than our 18th century natural philosophers ancestors at doing science or we are just living in a period of rapid growth ...
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Scientific realism and the problem-solving approach to understanding science

On the one hand, scientific realism posits that scientific theories aim to describe reality, and that progress in science is marked by our theories providing a more and more accurate picture of what ...
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Does philosophy develop?

Mathis Bitton in Philosophy Now currently, suggests ways in which philosophy develops against the background of historical and scientific progress. Does philosophy develop in this way?
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