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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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 ...
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Mcflewster 7 UK Nov 13 Nov 13 33 comments
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]
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Mcflewster 7 UK Sep 14 Sep 14 22 comments
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 ...
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Mcflewster 7 UK June 18 Jun 18 11 comment
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.
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AltonCheung 4 Canada Jan 24 Jan 24 33 comments
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 ...
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powder 8 Australia Dec 2, 2018 Dec 2, 2018 44 comments
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 ...
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HereticSin 7 IN Aug 7, 2018 Aug 7, 2018 22 comments
Without the philosophy of science, there is no science.
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Heraclitus 7 NC June 7, 2018 Jun 7, 2018 22 comments

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