Science vs Philosphy

This is for people who wish to debate the merits of each method. Which one is best? Do the 2 need one another? Please feel free to openly criticise either method as you see fit. Don't get personal, but don't hold back either.


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Science vs. Philosophy? How about both? None other than the great Neil deGrasse Tyson has more than once expressed public disdain for Philosophy (see ""Why Does Neil deGrasse Tyson Hate Philosophy?). I respect and love pretty much ... Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
SeekingWisdom Dec 18 Dec 18 55 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Philosophy from the mind, science of the matter? Mind over matter. If it doesn't matter, then there is no mind? Yes, playing with words a bit, but maybe it would go somewhere? If you dont mind, does it matter? There must be mind and matter? ... Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Word Dec 17 Dec 17 33 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
I regularly attend a skeptics and believers group in Henley on Thames which I have notified on this site. I post this notification of the up coming meeting firstly for information on what we talk about but I hope it might prompt some discussion ... Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Mcflewster Nov 13 Nov 13 33 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
This is a statement of hope that gives me great inspiration. What we do not know about ourselves. It is also a statement that every Humanist and scientist would agree would recognize as helping people reach their true potential. [agnostic.com] Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Mcflewster Sep 14 Sep 14 22 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Tools to overcome religion. Of the intellectual tools, philosophy and science , science is the best because its processes are simpler and any person can be improved to use it wisely, whereas one would have to study so many philosophers ... Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Mcflewster June 18 Jun 18 11 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Don't think there is "method" in philosophy, especially modern philosophy. Many modern philosophy is just abstract thinking without having an anchor. So, no, science doesn't need it. Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
AltonCheung Jan 24 Jan 24 33 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Science is the pursuit of knowledge of our world, what we can sense, observe, measure. Philosophy is abstract thought, not necessarily anything to do with reality. Knowledge is useless if we don't apply it to be useful. Science is the tool but ... Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
powder Dec 2 Dec 2 44 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Logos is a subset of philosophy, and science is derived from it in some distinct ways, starting with the concepts of rationality established by Greek philosophers. The idea that God must be rational, ergo the world must have rational order, was ... Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
HereticSin Aug 7 Aug 7 22 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Without the philosophy of science, there is no science. Posted in Science vs Philosphy group
Heraclitus June 7 Jun 7 22 Posted in Science vs Philosphy group

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