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Is Philosophy dead?

Was it buried beneath pragmatic scientific discourse? Stabbed through the heart by the stake of probability. Is there any room for conjecture in the button down business of modern scientific thought? In the world of proof, what is the point of pondering?

I sometimes chuckle and think philosophers and theologians are off in a corner somewhere playing chess, while the scientific community is haphazardly reinventing our reality.

Is there truth in the evident, or are we chasing our own tail?

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  • Marc J

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    Sep 22 2013: Anymore, thought itself is dead to a large extent. Most of our schools do not teach critical thinking which is necessary to promote philosophy and other similar pursuits. So, is philosophy entirely dead? No. But, it is stymied.

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