Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Friedrich Schlegel, Simon Critchley and Bertrand Russell

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1. Philosophy / G. Scientific Philosophy / 3. Scientism
Philosophers usually learn science from each other, not from science [Russell]
Philosophy is similar to science, and has no special source of wisdom [Russell]
Philosophy should be built on science, to reduce error [Russell]
If infatuation with science leads to bad scientism, its rejection leads to obscurantism [Critchley]
Scientism is the view that everything can be explained causally through scientific method [Critchley]
Science gives us an excessively theoretical view of life [Critchley]