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Why Are Physicists Hating On Philosophy? : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR
"Its one thing for physicists exploring carbon nanotubes to say they have no use for philosophy. Their work lives or dies by experimental data that can be collected tomorrow. But over the last few decades, cosmology and foundational physics have become dominated by ideas that that appear to take a page from science fiction and, more importantly, remain firmly untethered to data."
physics  cosmology  philosophy  empirical 
may 2012 by tsuomela
UnderstandingSociety: Mapping sociology
Discusses three books: Craig Calhoun's Sociology in America: A History (2007), Jonathan Turner's Handbook of Sociological Theory (2001), and Julia Adams et al's Remaking Modernity: Politics, History, and Sociology(2005)
sociology  discipline  boundaries  definition  theory  empirical  description  themes  mapping  mindmap 
october 2011 by tsuomela
The Quantitative Peace
Explorations of Empirical and Formal Research in International Relations and Comparative Politics.
political-science  empirical  research  policies  international 
july 2008 by tsuomela

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