The Relationship between Science and Philosophy (B&I 5)

The main subject of Episode 5 is a discussion of the relationship between science and philosophy. After tracing their common heritage, Dr. Campbell examines why the fields have become estranged and why communication between science and philosophy is important to the advancement and integrity of both disciplines. She argues that individuals should take the opportunity to learn about other fields in order to counteract over specialization.

Show Notes

Movies: Smokey and the Bandit
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Television: Ugly Betty

Audiobook: Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen

Book: Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
by Jennifer Michael Hecht

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