Philosophy begins where physics ends

Philosophy is still relevant in this highly scientific period. In fact, it could be the very field that will propel us towards an appreciation of the future.

In this 2014 article written by chemist Ashutosh Jogalekar, he explores the deep connection between science, physics particularly, and philosophy. He says that in the new sciences of astrophysics and quantum mechanics, scientists are constantly considering philosophical questions. And though they do so unconsciously, Jogalekar says, philosophy remains relevant in our modern times.

Implications for AI

This article reveals to us the various contradictions that are found in science, and how philosophy has helped us navigate through these confusions. Again, it highlights the superiority of human intellect which is not necessarily quantifiable by objective data.

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