Why Physicists Disparage Philosophers

(ScienceBlogs::Uncertain Principles) – Chad Orzel:

Periodically, some scientific celebrity from the physical sciences – Neil deGrasse Tyson or Stephen Hawking, say – will say something dismissive about philosophy, and kick off a big rush of articles about how dumb their remarks are, how important philosophy is, and so on. Given that this happens on a regular basis, you might wonder why it is that prominent physicists keep saying snide things about philosophy. …

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Raphael: Philosophy / The School of Athens

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