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Science and creativity: the root of knowledge

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l6268 (Published 29 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6268

Science & Philosophy


Mixing metrics with ethics, truth fuses science with philosophy. Science quantifies and classifies truth, while philosophy qualifies and clarifies truth. Without this crucial fusion, we wallow in confusion. 


Competing interests: No competing interests

30 October 2019
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA