Next meet early January: Scientism

From: Paul M. P.
Sent on: Thursday, December 1, 2011 3:54 PM

Hi everyone,

 

Given the usual pace of our meets, a month-plus break cannot go without explanation.  We'll take December off, but mid-month a meet for early January will be posted. The topic will be "scientism".  Can science be taken too far intellectually, culturally, and/or politically? Is natural science the tribunal of all human knowledge, or simply one kind of knowledge among others?  It's a growing point of contention within philosophy, and a fascinating topic. 

 

For those who don't mind philosophical topics related to fiction, my new philosophy of fiction group will be meeting 12/11 to discuss the distinction be story and narrative. http://www.meetup.com/Bay-Area-Philosophy-of-Fiction-Group/events/41986872/

 

Happy Holidays,

Paul

 

 

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy