for the ‘Philosophy’ Category

I learned from BBC today, that CERN has invited philosophers and theologians to debate the origins of the universe, following the discovery of the Higgs boson (or something of the sorts). Now, I can see how some philosophers can potentially contribute to certain questions regarding the origins of the universe, humanity, consciousness, morality etc. No problems there. They can ask some good questions and pave the way for science to find the answers. They may even provide some quasi-answers as well I guess.

Can science answer questions about morality, what is good or bad, or how we perceive good and bad? See Sam Harris, the author of “The End of Faith” and “Letter to a Christian Nation“, discussing his views on this TED talk.

Bertrand Russell on Philosophy…