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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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    Oct 5 2013: I strongly believe that science and philosophy are not contradictory. Philosophy is by no means disappearing. I think it is simply taking a new form. Philosophy comes from the greek words φίλος (philos)+ σοφία (sofia) and means "likeness of wisdom". I think that no matter by which means we are examining the world (scientific or philosophical) we are interested in discovering the wisdom in it. To me, Science is a form of Philosophy and Philosophy is a form of Science.

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