Debating evidence, method & Inferences: Oak vs Koch – Part 5

Continued from previous part….. Shri Dieter Koch responded further.  I responded to him in a letter/email. Dieter Koch writes, My critique of your work was actually not only addressed to you but to the public. I responded…. I did not understand it otherwise.  All criticisms, analysis etc. are truly for the consumption of the public.…

Debating evidence, method & Inferences: Oak vs Koch – Part 3

Continued from part 2 Links to previous parts are here: https://nileshoak.wordpress.com/2017/05/06/debating-evidence-method-inferences-oak-vs-koch-part-1/ https://nileshoak.wordpress.com/2017/05/15/debating-evidence-method-inferences-oak-vs-koch-part-2/ — And thus, Dieter Koch began with wrong argumentation, followed by not comprehending my scientific argument (that how big a separation does not matter. Period), followed by superfluous and unnecessary speculation, he comes a full circle, when he repeats his arguments (which was…

Presence (Ramayana) & absence (Mahabharata) of Pole Star – Implication for Chronology

Shrimati Rupa Bhaty provides summary of the issue, succinctly, in her short note, below महाभारत काल के विषय मे चिन्ता की तब ये सामने बात आयी कि अरुन्धती आगे क्यों आ गयीं और ध्रुव तारा सिर्फ़ ध्यान मे ही क्योंकर रहा। अगर अरुन्धती ही आगे हो कर सप्तऋषिओं को खीच रही थीं मगर किसके इर्द…

Debating evidence, method & Inferences: Oak vs Koch – Part 2

Continued from part 1 here: https://nileshoak.wordpress.com/2017/05/06/debating-evidence-method-inferences-oak-vs-koch-part-1/ — Now, Dieter Koch claims to turn next objection of his, Instead, let us turn to another objection that has been made against his approach. Vyasa is talking about astronomical observations (omens) that were made in the very year of the war, more precisely only a few days before…