The Interaction of Science and Religion According to Lakatos Methodology of Scientific Research Programs



Since both science and religion, two different aspects of human understanding, make comment on truth, inevitably we should deal with their relationship. Each of the following approaches: Differentiation, Conflict of confluence, confirm and Completion pay special attention on one of the main concerns of science and religion, i.e. relationship between them and its modes. At the same time each of which contained foibles and initial problems.
The Methodology of Scientific Research Programs (MSRP) of Lakatos is an appropriate model for theoretical explanation of the way of relationship between science and religion. Accordingly, each of the theories of experimental science and religious theology are considered as a research program. Every research program contains a hard central core and a protective belt.