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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 6 2013: Philosophy is science and science still is philosophy.What we dont understand is that the modern science we pride ourselves with because of its credibility and its wide range of applicability is nothing but an extension of philosophy.
    I dont believe that philosophers are people with white flowing beards who sip tea and play chess and occassionaly stare at the sky.Every person is a philosopher and his philosophy is his 'science',which has been tested an applied in his realm of reality.so as long as sane human beings exist and they think,philosophy will live on.

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