Edward R. Dougherty

Why Non-Scientists Need To Study the Philosophy of Science

Jul 23, 2018 by Edward R. Dougherty |

NAS Member Edward R. Dougherty writes on what all students should know about scientific epistemology.

Why Scientists Need to Study the Philosophy of Science

Oct 30, 2017 by Edward R. Dougherty |

NAS Member Edward R. Dougherty writes on the epistemological crisis confronting modern science.

Debating Scientific Epistemology

Dec 19, 2016 by Edward R. Dougherty |

Professor Dougherty discusses the dangers of modeling complex systems in response to Professors Gilley and Goldstein.

Beach Books: Readings for the Last Man

Feb 29, 2016 by Edward R. Dougherty |

A professor reflects on the childish fare being fed to today's college students.

Book Review: Will and Ariel Durant, The Lessons of History

Sep 09, 2015 by Edward R. Dougherty |

The Lessons of History offers a "stimulus to seriousness" in the study of history.