Is Philosophy Dead?
Daniel Kaufman & Massimo Pigliucci discuss the value of philosophy in light of recent attacks from a few well-known scientists. They argue that such attacks on philosophy (and the humanities in general) are often mere expressions of ignorance which result in a certain kind of anti-intellectualism.
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