31 Jul 2016

Philosophy: Not a competitor to the sciences

Take a look at Think Big’s interview with Rebecca Newberger Goldstien author of ‘Plato at The Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away’. She discusses her thoughts on ‘philosophy-jeering’ and explains the continued relevance of philosophy to the sciences. Newberger Goldstien argues that philosophy is not a competitor to science but instead plays a valuable role in examining our world of inconsistencies. Newberger Goldstien claims that philosophers since Socrates are in business of maximising coherence. Furthermore this intellectual work that philosophy undertakes is valuable to the sciences that values truth finding.

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