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becomes hard to uphold in the wake of the realization that both make the social world.
This accounts for the constructivist tabling of constitutivity, alongside causality, as a
driving logic of enquiry.” (Epstein, 2013)
“Admitting that science is humans’ mental construct allowed us to adopt a more
modest view about science. We mortals merely attempted to comprehend Nature’s
almighty by finding some recognizable patterns. This attitude, along with Popper’s
philosophy, guided us to seek a modest understanding of Nature. We no longer looked
for the ultimate truth. Rather, we merely tried to approach the ultimate truth
asymptotically, just like the proverbial Achilles. Knowing that we will never actually
get there, we must constantly renew and refresh our understanding and making
scientific pursuits a never-ending endeavor.” (Hong, 2013)
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