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    Putting presuppositions on the table: Why the foundations matter
    with Laurie M. Knapp and Rachel L. Kolander
    Zygon 41 (2): 415-426. 2006.
    Abstract. Over time scientists have developed an effective investigative process that includes the acceptance of particular basic presuppositions, methods, content, and theories. T he deeply held presuppositions are the philosophical foundation of scientific thought and do much to define the field’s worldview. These fundamental assumptions can be esoteric for many and can become a source of conflict when they are not commonly shared with other points of view. Such presuppositions affect the obse…Read more