philosophy-of-science

  1. What is the intended use of "the" in the definition of science (Oxford)?

  2. Have philosophers explored the ideas of accuracy and precision when considering the truth of a statement?
  3. What is magical thinking?
  4. Is Mathematics considered a science?
  5. Logical fallacy: when you know the outcome, so you cannot see any other possible ex ante prediction

  6. Do we consider theoretical physics as metaphysical theories?

  7. Machines vs Chaos of Human Language
  8. Nothing, God & Physical law

  9. Are axioms assumptions and should they be minimized?

  10. Is there any use for non-predictive method?

  11. Physics, Theoretical Understanding and the Limits of Human Knowledge/Understanding
  12. From the point of view of philosophy of science, what is abduction?

  13. Can physics talk about non-physical entities/concepts, and if not which academic department does?
  14. What are the fundamental differences between the belief system of science and religious belief systems?

  15. I need help with this question if you knew the answer

  16. What is the underdetermination of theories by evidence, and how does it square with scientific realism?

  17. Is it true that there is no "long-run relative frequency" for a theory being true?

  18. What is vague about the definition of the scientific method?

  19. Introduction to science philosophy

  20. Should viable philosophical theories not always be consistent with science?
  21. Knowledge argument related to fictional story
  22. On the nature of reality: actual Cosmovision

  23. Have David Wolpert's findings really "slammed the door" on scientific determinism?

  24. Axioms in science and scientific method

  25. What exactly is the CTMU?
  26. On the explanation of facts

  27. Does anyone say that mind/brain type identity theory is just vacuous without scientific evidence that some part brain state is always the exact same?
  28. Was Kant a factor in forming Gauss's abstract view of mathematical objects?
  29. How is Philosophy related to Science?

  30. Why is there something instead of nothing?
  31. Paradox for permanent bodies?
  32. Does Parmenides argue against the void?
  33. Why is scientism philosophically wrong?
  34. Do theories come from observations or do they determine what is observed?
  35. Is instrumentalism popular in contemporary philosophy of science?
  36. Is there teleology in (modern) science?

  37. Can panpsychism be scientifically tested?

  38. Is something creating itself nonsense?

  39. What responses have there been to Mises' theory of praxeology?
  40. Is it right to say that psudoscience confirms the past?

  41. Dark Forest Postulate used to explain the fermi paradox?
  42. Are these two statements about Ramseyfication true?
  43. Is coherence a fact or value, a la Hillary Putnam?
  44. Do materialists today consider physical forces as created from matter?
  45. Does the idea of falsification assume the existence of an objective reality?
  46. Is positing a multiverse to replace randomness a desperate attempt to hide agency?

  47. Can postmodernism conclude we should use philosophy/science only as tools to help us live better, rather than search for the nature of the universe?
  48. Contemporary philosophy of nature?
  49. The line between science and philosophy - current status

  50. "Experimenting" and philosophizing

  51. Evaluating One of the Premises of Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism

  52. Did we developed our science theories based on our characteristics?

  53. Is there something trully unpredictable?

  54. In what sense if any could something without mass or energy exist?

  55. Is the "measurement problem" really about Quantum Mechanics?

  56. In a Many Worlds scenario, where everything is possible, what is the point of choice?

  57. "God doesn't play with dice": does QM's randomness really contradict religion?

  58. Better Understanding Plantinga's Argument Against Naturalism

  59. What would Popper say about Kuhn’s notion that Normal Science is a good thing

  60. Have phenomenology influenced much of our contemporary science?
  61. What is the definition of a law of physics, really?

  62. Is there anything left in contemporary epistemology and science from the German Idealism?
  63. Is there any supporter of Michael Polanyi's criticism of scientific objectivism?

  64. Can any piece of knowledge be produced without depending on another piece of knowledge?
  65. Is Mathematics always correct?

  66. Does Popper's falsification view of the problem of induction have any implications for the NEW riddle of induction?

  67. Should I analyse my dataset first and formulate hypotheses later, or formulate my hypothesis first and analyse the relevant part of the dataset later?

  68. Are there contemporary philosophers of nature that don't accept 20th century science?
  69. What mean philosophy?
  70. The Law of Identity and Emptiness
  71. Does science forces us to embrace materialism?
  72. Is the anthropic principle in physics falsifiable?
  73. What is the universal constant? Does one exist?

  74. Is science really the best solution we have for our world view and analysis?

  75. Is Philosophy the source of all other fields of study?

  76. How can one use a phenomenon in science to calculate anything?

  77. If the universe came from "nothing", why is it assumed that there is no life after death?
  78. Was Kant right about space and time (and wrong about knowledge)?

  79. In what sense is atheism scientific?

  80. Does computer science have an impact on Philosophy?

  81. Do physical models of physical theories give a good picture of reality?

  82. How to believe physics and treat scientific knowledge?

  83. Is Goodman's new riddle of induction a restatement of Hume's problem of induction?

  84. Isn't biocentrism just a simple deduction from subjectivism?

  85. One big theory of Everything (TOE) or multiple "domain specific" theories?
  86. Why does the universe obey scientific laws?

  87. In which way does quantum mechanics disprove determinism?

  88. What is the philosophical significance of the First Law of Thermodynamics?

  89. Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics - Argument explanation
  90. Is the universe isomorphic to a universal turing machine?

  91. Is there evidence to suggest Evolutionary Psychology is essentially Leibnitizian Optimisim?
  92. What is less than a bit?
  93. What is the difference between "singular vs individual" and "universal vs general"?

  94. How does the idea of “biological imperative” relate to species and members of species?

  95. Is computationalism really a theory, or is it more like a doctrine or creed?
  96. What makes something indivisible?

  97. Goodman's projectible predicates in the new riddle of induction
  98. Can shared-subjective knowledge be part of science?
  99. What's "future research" and how can they know anything about the future?
  100. What are the philosophical consequences of employing computers to do science and mathematics?