Hello. I recently joined this forum, so forgive me if I am totally wrong. I was looking around the different boards, and I was really enjoying what I was seeing. This seems like a wonderful place to learn more about physics and mathematics. But then I saw this post: https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=669066. I understand that this is a physics board, and that most of you, like most people, probably think that philosophy is dead, or useless. If this is the case, what aspects of it do you hate? I realize that in itself, philosophy is not very productive or useful. But I will never say that it is a useless subject to study. I have learned many things from being a phil major, and I think that it has helped me with my physics studies. The ability to think critically is very important in science, and I believe that philosophy has helped me with this greatly. What are your thoughts on this? Is philosophy useless?