Archive for the ‘Scientism’ Category

Whether and to what extent logic and mathematics are sciences is currently a hot topic of discussion in philosophy.  Much of this discussion has to do with the debate over whether or not science can provide methods and insights for studying and understanding all areas of human endeavor.  (As an often overlooked corollary this includes […]

Recently, the philosophy book, “Every Thing Must Go: Metaphysics Naturalized” by Ladyman et al has been released.  From the product description: “Every Thing Must Go argues that the only kind of metaphysics that can contribute to objective knowledge is one based specifically on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers’ a priori […]