Why science needs philosophy


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Authors
Laplane, Lucie 
Mantovani, Paolo 
Adolphs, Ralph 
Mantovani, Alberto 
Abstract

Despite the tight historical links between science and philosophy, present-day scientists often perceive philosophy as completely different from, and even antagonistic to, science. We argue here that, to the contrary, philosophy can have an important and productive impact on science.

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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Journal ISSN
0027-8424
1091-6490
Volume Title
116
Publisher
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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