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Response to Humanist_Activist (Reply #60)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 10:22 AM

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I define philosophy as the art of thinking. Explaining observable phenomena such as relativity and quantum phenomena in scientific terms depends from ability to think outside the box of commonly held believes or basic assumptions about time, space, causality etc. Creative philosophical art of thinking is essential in theoretically creative scientific work, and all great scientists are also great philosophers.

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