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Philosophy v science: which can answer the big questions of life?

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Asked by gurpreet, 15 Nov '12 11:26 am
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The historical relationship between science and philosophy has not been a friendly one. Philosophers like to start with their conclusions, and work to prove them. When it came to trying to figure out what the world was like, philosophers tended to argue about what the world should be like. Science was born as a rejection of this method. Its goal was to figure out what the world was really all about, and its primary tool was actual experimentation.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 15 Nov '12 12:02 pm

 
  
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Philosopher Julian Baggini fears that, as we learn more and more about the universe, scientists are becoming increasingly determined to stamp their mark on other disciplines. Here, he challenges theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss over 'mission creep' among his peersJulian Baggini No one who has understood even a fraction of what science has told us about the universe can fail to be in awe of both the cosmos and of science. When physics is compared with the humanities and social sciences, it is easy for the scientists to feel smug and the rest of us to feel somewhat envious. Philosophers in particular can suffer from lab-coat envy. If only our achievements were so clear and indisputable! How wonderful it would be to be free from the duty of constantly justifying the value of your discipline.However and I'm sure you could see a "but" coming I do wonder whether science...
Answered by anil garg, 15 Nov '12 01:50 pm

 
  
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Science
Answered by Quest, 15 Nov '12 11:53 am

 
  
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Philosophy
Answered by Burjor Tarachand, 15 Nov '12 11:39 am

 
  
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Both r intervened. Science is basically evolved from philosophy and logics, thatz how the word PhD has comeit seems.
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 15 Nov '12 11:29 am

 
  
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Both, since both are interrelated
Answered by manvika, 15 Nov '12 11:27 am

 
  
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