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What Scientific Arrogance Really Looks Like — Starts With A Bang! — Medium

Ethan Siegel weighs in on the Tyson / philosophy controversy.  Siegel is a theoretical physicist, notably a cosmologist which I believe is Tyson’s own specialty.  But Siegel’s views on philosophy appear to be much more informed. Now, philosophy doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is wrong to dismiss all of philosophy, but he may have a point on some of it

So, I reblogged Massimo Pigliucci’s post responding to Tyson’s remarks about philosophy, which appears to have generated some heated discussion.  After reading some of it, I realized that I have a few thoughts on this. First, I suspect Tyson’s blanket dismissal of philosophy … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson in ‘The Inexplicable Universe’

If you’re enjoying the Cosmos series, you might enjoy these lectures by Neil deGrasse Tyson, which I discovered yesterday is now on Netflix.  The lectures are fairly far ranging covering things like string theory, dark matter, dark energy, gravitational anomalies, and … Continue reading

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Why Revive ‘Cosmos?’ Neil DeGrasse Tyson Says Just About Everything We Know Has Changed

Neal DeGrasse Tyson did an interview with HuffPost on the upcoming Cosmos series.  I suspect we’ll see more of these before the weeks out. Things are looking up for Neil deGrasse Tyson–way up. As the director of the Hayden Planetarium … Continue reading

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