antiscientific

antiscientific

(ˌæntɪˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk)
adj
opposed to the principles, methods, or aims of science
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MW: During the 1970s, the editor of the Humanist magazine, Paul Kurtz, contended that religion wasn't the biggest problem, but rather the rapid growth of New Age, fundamentalist, antiscientific, and irrational thinking, and he called for us to focus on critical reasoning and Enlightenment values.
Now, unsubstantiated claims of bullying were used to pressure committees to approve materials and policies that were antiscientific and that supplanted parental authority.
But Simon Calvert of The Christian Institute, said the plans were "wrong, antiscientific and dangerous".
On the other hand, because Unconvinced respondents see the science as not settled, many of them see actions to marginalize the influence of dissenting voices as unfair and antiscientific.
The program should offer one antidote to the myopic and pervasive antiscientific pessimism of our age.
The juxtaposition of these elements obscurely hints that the order posits antiscientific and misogynistic moments in the exfoliation of Eniaios: Mycenae evokes the locale of Aeschylus's critical vision of female passion in Agamemnon and The Libation Bearers, and Himself as Herself alludes to Balzac's androgynous fantasy Seraphita, of which it is a very free adaptation.
However, the proliferation of these apparently antiscientific writings offers a contrasting image of a society deeply interested in the very theories and practices being lampooned.
Indeed, I would go so far as to say it is not science, and the journal editors and funding agencies and faculty committees that allow it to persist are simply feeding the antiscientific and anti-intellectual tendencies of society to the peril of us all.
In present discourse, almost any kind of concern with human values is called "humanistic," and consequently a great variety of thinkers, religious or antireligious, scientific or antiscientific, lay claim to what has become a rather elusive label of praise.
In this way, the essentially antiscientific quality of this argument is exposed.
Clarifying constructivist assumptions is important because being constructivist is often equated with being relativistic, antiscientific, and philosophically incoherent (Boghossian, 2006; Cobern & Loving, 2008; Gillett, 1998; Held, 1995, 1998; Mackay, 2003, 2011; M.
Attempts at a positive description of reality have either been left to the sciences, or, in the antiscientific and antirationalist strands of continental philosophy, descending from Heidegger, have been declared dangerous or deceptive altogether.