When setting conflicting viewpoints, you should identify two things. The first thing, the basic disagreement which is taking place and the second thing you should identify the basic question they’re seeking to answer.
In order to assess the rival claims made by some scientists, you must understand the specific points on which they differ.
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Now in order to understand the specific points on which they differ, you must understand the basic questions, they’re seeking to answer. Now, it may be that the rival claims made by the scientist are non-fact conflicting, but are simply two different approaches to solving the same problem.
That’s why it’s important that you investigate the conflict here, by understanding the basic disagreement, but also understanding the basic question each scientist is seeking to answer and by that understanding the specific points on which they differ.