In defense of nomenclature

Jim Croft jrc at ANBG.GOV.AU
Wed Apr 4 23:02:55 CDT 2001

>  If someone would please point out to me just where nomenclature fails
>these qualifications to be "real science", I will accept the
>contention.  Otherwise, I must consider the put-down to be mere academic

I thought the process of science, real or otherwise, was about testing of
falsifiable hypotheses, and that all else was bureaucracy, mechanics and

... reckon nomenclature has to part of the 'all else'...

... or a necessary evil in the service of science?

... or a necessary evil following science?


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