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10352822 No.10352822 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

>philosophy is useless to science

science is literally a branch of philosophy


>> No.10352827

name me one time in the last 50 years where one scientist has said "the answer came to me from philosophy!!!"?

pretty much non-existant

>> No.10352829

>Psychology isn't science/is pseudoscience

>> No.10352958

it was more than 50 years ago but Einstein literally got General Relativity from Kant

>> No.10352961

You both fail to recognize that the genesis of your entire line of inquiry is philosophical in nature.

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>> No.10352986

I'm not OP, but you employ a strawman. Philosophy is, indeed, not answering any scientific questions. What it can do (and I need you to follow me vary carefully here so you won't bombard us with another strawman) is inform methodology and structure of the scientific process.

I am a mathematician who works in theor physics and the most I hear about philosophy is from people who have no connection to science whatsoever.

>> No.10352987

Philosophy? Why not just theoretical physics?

>> No.10353234

Math is an outgrowth of philosophical logic.

>> No.10353243

Maths is much older than the first Greek philosopher, not to mention the logic of Aristotle.

>> No.10353244

philosophers equate philosophy to thinking, which ironically makes their field completely useless either way

>> No.10353537

Have you read any article of Bohr, Einstein, schrodinger, Heisenberg ... About quantum mechanics?
It's literally just philosophy and it was philosophy that helped creating quantum mechanics

>> No.10353539

I consider philosophy closer to politics and law than to science as it can be useful for producing social policies but isn't measurable.

>> No.10353542

Ethics is the bedrock of science

>> No.10353640

Just because it was once considered a branch of philosophy it doesn't mean it depends on it anymore

>> No.10354181

philosopyhy GOAT

>> No.10354673

OP is right. Science is a branch in philosophy. So is math and physics. Many of the well known philosophers were also scientists and physicists and mathematicians

>> No.10354688

Without science they would not be able to actually philosophising properly.

>> No.10355570

What's wrong with a field being useless? I don't understand the irony here

>> No.10355595

No one cares. Philosophy is extinct as a field, and only pseudointellectuals reading material written over fifty years ago remain in it. Science has made it obsolete.

>> No.10355694

>He's never done graduate-tier theoretical physics or abstract mathematics in an academic setting.

>> No.10355700

>And then post-modernism slaps your culture!

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