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Can Science Explain Everything

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Can Science Explain Everything? There are many facts today that are known to be true that science hasn’t been able to account for. Scientists are still very active in their search to prove some of the puzzling questions that remain unanswered. In Elliot Sober’s work, Can Science Explain Everything, he addresses that controversial question. Sober thesis claims to prove that when science attempts to explain events, and does so by describing its causes, it will never find answers to global why-questions. Sober believes that it is reasonable to accept that at this point in time we don’t have all the answers, but we eventually will have an answer backed by scientific explanation. Elliot Sober addresses to main questions: (1) Are there any facts about the world that science is inherently incapable of explaining? (2) If there are, can we plausibly argue that the best explanation of why those facts are true is that God exists? To answer the first qu...

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