Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Why are physicists such bad philosophers?

In this hilarious post, a philosopher makes fun of the critical thinking abilities (or lack thereof) of some physicists and also has some justified words about their hubris. His observations of that hubris, and ignorance, and condescension for philosophy and many other disciplines mirrors some of my experiences with talking to them as well as was explained in one exchange with a string theorist.


  1. In fairness, most professional philosophers are bad philosophers.

  2. Ha, but if most physicists are bad physicists....