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Favorite Scientist quotes about Philosophy

  1. Oct 23, 2005 #1
    What are your favorite quotes, from scientists, about philosophical questions?
    Explain why if you want, or let the quotes stand on their own.


    I don't think we're here for anything, we're just products of evolution. You can say 'Gee, your life must be pretty bleak if you don't think there's a purpose' but I'm anticipating a good lunch. -James Watson

    My current behavior is the result of my present situation, my past experiences, and my genetic endowment. -B.F. Skinner (*Not an exact quote, but pretty close)

    Steven Weinberg - : "the more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it seems pointless."
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  3. Oct 27, 2005 #2
    i personally like many things that schrodinger says, i would give a link, but i cannot find a quote website right now...
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