Arguments For Methodological Naturalism and Their Roots in a Particular Metaphysics


  • Krzysztof Kilian University of Zielona Góra


methodological naturalism, meodological anti-naturalism, presuppositionalism thesis, epistemic frameworks


Abstract: The article explains why methodological naturalism is the most general framework for doing science. The paper also focuses on analysing the main arguments for methodological naturalism and shows their roots in a particular metaphysics. A review of the arguments for methodological naturalism presented in this paper lends credence to the thesis that none of the arguments for methodological naturalism discussed here furnishes grounds for concluding that the decision to reject anti-naturalistic explanations can be unquestionably considered a cornerstone of modern science.


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How to Cite

Kilian, K. (2023). Arguments For Methodological Naturalism and Their Roots in a Particular Metaphysics. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 19(1), 113–157. Retrieved from