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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#61  Postby Sendraks » Feb 10, 2019 9:20 pm

How reliable is science?

Apparently it's very fucking reliable until the sort of people asking this kind of question decide it's not, even though they're asking the question on the fucking internet.
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#62  Postby bogdan9310 » Feb 16, 2019 6:08 pm

Sendraks wrote:How reliable is science?

Apparently it's very fucking reliable until the sort of people asking this kind of question decide it's not, even though they're asking the question on the fucking internet.


And there are people like you, who believe science has empirical evidence without being able to provide them. Nothing is perfect, science included.
I think philosophy has the last word in science and every other field. sciences like sociology were founded by philosophers, even the scientific method is founded by philosophers.
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#63  Postby Macdoc » Feb 16, 2019 6:17 pm

even the scientific method is founded by philosophers.


Evidence??
....also..show us an aircraft designed and built by a philobabbler such as yourself :popcorn: :coffee:
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#64  Postby romansh » Feb 16, 2019 6:21 pm

bogdan9310 wrote:And there are people like you, who believe science has empirical evidence without being able to provide them. Nothing is perfect, science included.
I think philosophy has the last word in science and every other field. sciences like sociology were founded by philosophers, even the scientific method is founded by philosophers.


Personally I would not separate science from philosophy. Science is definitely a branch of philosophy, at least in how I arrange the world.

But if have an idea and I want to find out how representative of reality that idea is, I would use the scientific method.


How do you test your ideas Bogdan? By thinking about them?
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#65  Postby Fenrir » Feb 17, 2019 3:16 am

I just find it hilarious that someone can declare with a straight face that science is unverifiable while using wifi (probably) to stream messages from a computer to a router and from there to the internet for us all to eventually see.
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#66  Postby newolder » Feb 17, 2019 8:27 am

bogdan9310 wrote:...
I think philosophy has the last word in science and every other field. ...

The idea that a philosopher would think the notion of "the last word" has any merit, at any time, anywhere in the universe is the funniest I've read in simply ages. :rofl: :lol: :rofl:
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#67  Postby Alan C » Feb 18, 2019 2:42 am

Does philosophy allow you to fly to the moon? How about into buildings?
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#68  Postby bogdan9310 » Feb 18, 2019 5:18 pm

Macdoc wrote:
even the scientific method is founded by philosophers.


Evidence??
....also..show us an aircraft designed and built by a philobabbler such as yourself :popcorn: :coffee:


"The scientific method was pioneered by three philosophers: René Descartes, Francis Bacon, and Galileo Galilei." Look into what they did.
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Re: The problems in the scientific community

#69  Postby felltoearth » Feb 18, 2019 7:46 pm

To say that scientists working today are philosophers in the same sense as Galileo would be disingenuous if you are claiming that you know anything about science as it has been practiced for at least the last 200 years. The meaning of the word "Philosophy" is different today than what it meant in the 16 and 17th C. The split started around Galileo's time and what I would call "modes of inquiry" started to diverge between philosophical and scientific inquiry.

bogdan9310 wrote:
Macdoc wrote:
even the scientific method is founded by philosophers.


Evidence??
....also..show us an aircraft designed and built by a philobabbler such as yourself :popcorn: :coffee:


"The scientific method was pioneered by three philosophers: René Descartes, Francis Bacon, and Galileo Galilei." Look into what they did.
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