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Philosophy before science?

  1. Jul 21, 2008 #1


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  3. Jul 21, 2008 #2
    Re: Philosophy before science??

    The key differences between science and philosophy:

    Science tests its hypothesis.
    Philosophy reasons its hypothesis.

    Scientific Theories reflect the physical evidence.
    Philosophical Theories reflect the disposition of mind.
  4. Jul 22, 2008 #3
    Re: Philosophy before science??

    I think its more like philosophy should build upon known physics. So we take what we know to be true about the universe and then we can theorise (safely) about what it means from an ontological perspective.
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