Salim Vohra
Scientific versus legalistic
Posted on September 2nd, 2011

"...scientific papers are all about contributing to an ongoing debate as to how we must interpret certain observable facts. Thus, a single paper can never reveal the absolute truth and that is why in each paper we carefully discuss its own pros and cons. Hence, the nature of science is debate and uncertainty about general situations, whereas the nature of a legal process is about a decision in a particular case... (Professor A. Burdorf, personal communication)"

See the editorial in the latest issue of Ann Occ Hyg
http://annhyg.oxfordjournals.org/content/55/7/689.full.pdf+html (free access)

Hat tip Trevor Ogden, via Linkedin


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