Clerks studying astronomy and geometry (France, early 15th century).
In the previous post, Dr. Sander Van de Cruys argued,
I want to take seriously the feeling or complaint of people in the arts that science disenchants the world, or more broadly takes ‘something’ away from it … It seems totally possible to be enchanted by the ‘quest’, the hunt for making things comprehensible or predictable, while at the same time be thoroughly displeased or even depressed by the resulting worldview.
The first thing I’d say in reply is that, Continue reading Does Science Destroy Mystery? Reply to Van de Cruys