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3 characteristics of science

1. Empirical
2. Objective
3. Rational

2

3 Faulty presuppositions of science

1. Empiricism
2. Nothing Buttism
3. Naturalism

3

5 reasons science is a legit activity for Christians

1. Task of caring for the earth
2. God's command to subdue the earth
3. It is part of our nature to want to know and understand how things work - God made us as knowing beings
4. Nature reveals God for it is His creation
5. We are to help the sick (medicine)

4

7 characteristics of living things

1. Organized
2. Take nourishment from surroundings
3. Homeostatic
4. Respond to stimuli
5. Reproduce
6. Grow and develop
7. Adapt

5

What is a hypothesis?

Tentative explanation of observed phenomena

6

Science does not normally leave the natural realm for its explanations; T/F?

TRUE

7

We can prove that nature is uniform; T/F?

FALSE

8

Science is a legitimate way of knowing truth

TRUE

9

According to philosopher Ratzach the most fundamental human problem is a scientific problem

FALSE