When Science Studies Religion: Six Philosophy Lessons for Science Classes

@article{Pigliucci2013WhenSS,
  title={When Science Studies Religion: Six Philosophy Lessons for Science Classes},
  author={M. Pigliucci},
  journal={Science & Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={49-67}
}
  • M. Pigliucci
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Science & Education
  • It is an unfortunate fact of academic life that there is a sharp divide between science and philosophy, with scientists often being openly dismissive of philosophy, and philosophers being equally contemptuous of the naiveté of scientists when it comes to the philosophical underpinnings of their own discipline. In this paper I explore the possibility of reducing the distance between the two sides by introducing science students to some interesting philosophical aspects of research in… CONTINUE READING
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