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Comment author: Caledonian2 20 April 2008 05:04:55PM 4 points [-]

I don't think that's correct. Scientists presuppose naturalism when they study a phenomenon.

No. When scientists find a phenomenon that doesn't fit into the current understanding of what the natural world can do, they change their understanding and expand the list of natural things.

What scientists DO presume is that the world can in some measure be described and understood.