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#philosophical

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Even scientific knowledge, if there is anything to it, is not a random observation of random objects; for the critical objectivity of significant knowledge is attained as a practice only philosophically in inner action.


Karl Jaspers


#anything #attained #critical #even #inner

Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real.


Phillip E. Johnson


#be real #because #cannot #devastating #evolutionary

To philosophical materialists God is no more than an idea in the human mind, and not a very important idea.


Phillip E. Johnson


#human #human mind #idea #important #materialists

Maybe I'm being philosophical and spiritual, but I believe that if you put negative energy out there that that is what will come back.


Persis Khambatta


#being #believe #come #energy #i

I had some hesitations about philosophy because, if you worked out a philosophical theory, it was hard to know whether you were going to be able to prove it or whether other theories had just as good a claim on belief.


Stephen Cole Kleene


#about #because #belief #claim #going

It is, I think, particularly in periods of acknowledged crisis that scientists have turned to philosophical analysis as a device for unlocking the riddles of their field. Scientists have not generally needed or wanted to be philosophers.


Thomas Kuhn


#analysis #crisis #device #field #generally

Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.


Bertrand Russell


#either #else #every #found #justification

The first of these phases is that of grammar, invented by the Greeks and carried on unchanged by the French. It never had any philosophical view of a language as such.


Ferdinand de Saussure


#carried #first #french #grammar #greeks

I feel lucky, happy and philosophical about it all.


Greta Scacchi


#feel #happy #i #i feel #lucky

You get to say, 'Here's my philosophical idea about what the costume should like,' and the costume designer comes and gives you choices and sometimes they're all good, and I say, 'What do you think?' and they pick the right thing.


John Sayles


#choices #comes #costume #designer #get






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