Tag: philosophy-of-science

67 How can an uneducated but rational person differentiate between science and religion? 2015-11-19T18:35:11.527

63 Why is there something instead of nothing? 2011-07-20T11:09:05.410

57 In which way does quantum mechanics disprove determinism? 2011-09-02T06:06:37.700

57 Why does the universe obey scientific laws? 2014-06-30T16:24:40.163

55 Why aren't creationism and natural science on the same intellectual level? 2015-02-02T13:51:55.727

47 Is there an alternative to the scientific method? 2015-04-16T03:25:17.627

45 Is Mathematics always correct? 2012-09-21T05:43:55.257

43 What basis do we have for certainty in current scientific theories? 2011-06-16T20:54:26.030

38 What should philosophers know about math and natural sciences? 2011-06-20T07:55:30.320

36 Fundamental idea on proving God's existence with science 2018-04-18T14:39:25.937

33 What is the purpose of the universe? 2011-07-26T17:14:10.063

33 In what sense is atheism scientific? 2012-11-15T10:31:19.347

33 Why is scientism philosophically wrong? 2018-02-26T14:48:47.367

33 Why are believers criticized so much for being anti-science when so many scientists are ... believers? 2018-04-01T19:47:01.527

32 Is there anything that is totally random? 2012-03-21T22:31:28.157

31 Are Methodological Assumptions of StackExchange Fundamentally Flawed? 2015-12-04T02:58:30.340

30 Do fundamental concepts in physics have any logical basis? 2011-08-29T04:13:01.750

30 What is the difference between Fact and Truth? 2013-09-03T04:55:19.107

26 What are some works that apply an axiomatic method to something other than mathematics? 2011-06-27T05:55:07.887

26 Have professional philosophers contributed to other fields in the last 20 years? 2014-02-06T17:52:22.733

26 In what way(s) does popular New Atheism fail to be philosophical? 2014-10-28T11:14:18.207

22 Is there any rigorous philosophical basis for atheism? 2011-09-14T23:50:21.587

22 What is a straight line? 2016-01-02T16:40:23.007

21 Is Science about Truth or Adequate Models? 2011-06-17T04:45:10.377

21 Is scientism a self defeating epistemology? 2013-03-05T15:36:11.650

21 What are the foundations of philosophy? 2015-10-28T23:07:13.847

21 Is economics a science? 2019-11-27T19:52:11.270

20 Falsification in Math vs Science 2019-04-09T16:31:56.030

19 Is the universe isomorphic to a universal turing machine? 2011-07-30T23:17:11.447

19 Do any philosophers disagree with Occam's razor? 2012-08-13T16:39:28.393

19 Does True Randomness actually exist? 2015-11-05T18:40:27.237

18 Is it possible to scientifically determine good and evil? 2011-06-13T21:54:55.383

18 What are some good books about the philosophy of quantum mechanics? 2011-11-09T10:18:08.710

18 Theories of Everything as a hold over from monotheism? 2015-04-23T13:08:43.890

18 How is Philosophy related to Science? 2018-03-01T15:08:38.777

17 Is it possible for a layperson to suitably evaluate scientific disputes? 2011-08-25T14:27:00.080

17 Is Mathematics considered a science? 2014-07-24T16:24:34.813

17 What are the philosophical consequences of the undecidability of the spectral gap in quantum theory? 2015-12-11T16:14:12.480

17 How to assess philosophically whether String Theory is Science or rather Metaphysics? 2015-12-25T04:01:04.890

16 How much philosophy should a physicist know? 2011-10-20T06:58:22.597

16 Is time a physical factor or just a concept? 2012-04-18T04:08:26.010

16 Thinkers and scientists opposed to philosophy? 2015-11-25T20:39:25.150

16 Is geometry mathematical or empirical? 2015-11-28T03:40:46.773

15 Does a Background in Mathematics Make One a Better Philosopher? 2012-07-30T06:35:59.963

15 Can philosophy overcome "the two cultures" divide? 2014-10-23T22:20:07.863

15 What is the philosophy behind the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics? 2014-11-19T18:56:42.190

15 How can the physical world be an abstract mathematical structure a la Tegmark? 2016-02-19T19:31:54.697

14 Is the simulation hypothesis outside of science? 2011-06-20T21:46:11.720

14 Are there JTB epistemologies which reject the knowledge of some Gettier problems, but in which religious experiences still justify belief? 2011-06-28T13:39:42.297

14 Does science reject Aristotle's final cause? 2011-12-14T21:07:16.290

14 What responses have there been to Popper's idea of theory-laden observation? 2012-08-15T04:31:23.907

14 Why does Popper think there are no a priori synthetic statements? 2012-09-18T12:39:38.660

14 Is "time" an abstract mental construct or does it exist independent of human consciousness? 2014-03-24T22:49:52.780

14 How NOT to know everything? Or how to deal with it 2014-08-05T04:51:13.533

14 How does Quine answer the metaphysician's charge that scientism is self-refuting? 2015-10-02T21:04:57.830

14 Can one speak unambiguously of "The" Scientific Method? 2016-02-04T20:16:58.800

14 If everything is theory laden, how can one argue against climate change deniers? 2016-07-13T00:08:02.797

14 Does every truth have to be provable based on evidence? 2019-11-10T19:18:06.863

13 Representation versus cartography in Deleuze and Guattari? 2011-07-30T03:52:18.720

13 What did John Passmore mean when he reported that logical positivism "is dead"? 2011-08-25T14:20:05.070

13 Have there really been paradigm shifts? 2012-04-16T15:15:10.140

13 What is the difference between dogma and an axiom? 2013-01-31T10:44:05.467

13 What is the relation between proof in mathematics and observation in physics? 2015-12-23T10:57:58.557

12 What are the fundamental differences between the belief system of science and religious belief systems? 2011-12-03T01:09:52.657

12 What are the key differences between pragmatism and conventionalism? 2013-02-06T21:55:09.643

12 What makes Humans different from a chemical computer? 2013-05-19T19:56:15.150

12 Quantum Mechanics and Logic 2013-06-19T00:42:42.390

12 When does absence of evidence imply evidence of absence? 2013-12-26T00:16:33.330

12 Is there a modern, secular argument for the soul? 2014-06-12T01:01:57.997

12 What are some resources on the philosophy of computer science? 2014-09-11T22:20:44.737

12 Is Galileo's argument about falling bodies logically flawed? 2014-12-01T18:35:29.610

12 Is there any reason to believe that there are things which science cannot tell us? 2014-12-17T15:54:02.280

12 What is the meaning of "There are questions that science can't answer"? 2015-05-26T21:56:30.873

12 Can the history of science be used to derive a philosophy of science, with regard to Kuhn's philosophy? 2015-12-08T09:17:43.493

12 Are philosophy and science mergeable today? 2016-05-23T22:01:57.697

11 Did Kuhn "recant"? 2011-06-15T20:05:11.387

11 Is a theory that can only be disproved with an infeasable test still scientific? 2011-10-13T19:16:45.100

11 What is the relationship between philosophy and science? 2011-10-21T19:00:57.670

11 Why is epistemology done from a phenomenological point of view? 2012-03-12T00:03:14.490

11 What does "to cause" mean? 2012-09-12T09:32:46.610

11 Is there a connection between Kants thought & the observer-dependent interpretation of quantum mechanics? 2012-09-19T13:19:17.517

11 Why are physicists debating the "multiverse" so detached from professional philosophy? 2014-03-24T12:44:54.153

11 Confusion about reasoning in science 2014-06-22T11:10:48.850

11 Any argument against determinism? 2015-01-29T15:01:30.127

11 How did the logical positivists respond to Gödel's incompleteness theorem? 2015-05-17T13:38:48.850

11 Is Feyerabend confusing discovery and justification when he criticizes the scientific method? 2016-04-15T18:32:55.810

11 Is a proof still valid if only the author understands it? 2016-11-16T21:25:13.150

11 Is the scientific method, itself, falsifiable? 2017-05-26T14:54:54.367

11 "God doesn't play with dice": does QM's randomness really contradict religion? 2018-02-11T10:37:40.130

11 Was Bishop Berkeley part of the Enlightenment and if so - how did it fit his adherence to religion? 2018-04-29T21:19:19.490

11 Is it inappropriate for politicians to make rules governing scientific research? 2018-11-09T16:03:09.700

10 Was Einstein a philosopher? 2011-06-13T19:03:10.467

10 Does philosophy belong to empirical science or formal science? 2011-06-19T16:59:10.963

10 What is Nietzsche saying about Physics in Beyond Good and Evil? 2012-04-27T22:25:02.817

10 What are the philosophical implications of the Higgs mechanism in theoretical physics? 2012-06-21T08:07:26.080

10 How did materialists historically fit magnetism into their model? 2012-12-15T03:33:16.587

10 Does going from a singular to existential statement make it non-scientific for Popper? 2013-02-09T01:35:38.557

10 What would a quantum interpretation without ontology be like? 2013-02-14T11:57:06.223

10 Are there any good non-technical discussions of what a scientific theory is? 2013-07-08T03:09:05.710