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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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  • Sep 22 2013: Before we had the word "science" the people who did the same work and studies as modern scientists were called "natural philosophers". Scientists do ponder about their findings. They find one thing, and another, then ponder on what new conclusions they can come to after learning their current conclusions, and develop a theory. If finding A is true, and finding B is true, then what is the logical C theory, based on A and B?

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