Title

More on Gaining Reliable Knowledge: A Reply

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title

The Journal of Wildlife Management

Publisher

Allen Press

Publication Date

1989

Volume

53

Issue

4

First Page

1177

Last Page

1180

Abstract

Matter and Mannan (1989) interpret Romesburg (1981) as declaring that scientific methods are systematic, like shop manuals; and they state this is not so. I argue they are correct in what they believe, but incorrect in their interpretation. They also believe the test of the threshold-of-security hypothesis given in Romesburg (1981) is inappropriate; I argue it is not. I demonstrate that Matter and Mannan's (1989) claims do not weaken the validity or the importance of the message in Romesburg (1981).

Comments

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