Lesson One: 20th Century Philosophy of Science
In olden days when Miltie wrote a lot
Empiricism was on top.
Now heaven knows,
Carnap and Ayer, who Comte’s
Guarded the paradigm and kept it pure.
If Popper blows,
Then anything goes.
Is not just trying
To show pigs flying
Above the head of Imre Lakatos.
Feyerabend a method won’t accept,
That Aussie prof’s verklept;
So don’t propose