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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 23 2013: If you are prompted to think so due to what you see every day, you are seemingly right. Philosophers used to discuss their topics not only in order to understand the reality around them, but also to act and change what was wrong. Today, if somebody keeps on doing the same thing, we can't realise it because nothing effectively happens or change. However, it is argued that "Reason" is the faculty which belongs to human race and let people get thoughts and concepts raised in their mind. I am confident that this is still so and, luckily, nobody can change this condition. What governament, politicians and peoples do with the thinking, the conceptions and the results of philosophy does not absolutely depend on the strenght of the philosophy or its existence, but only on their willing to take them in consideration

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