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Krauss about Philosophy (2 of 2)

May 1, 2012

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In the first part of this small analysis, I considered some comments on philosophy made by Lawrence Krauss; physicist and popularizer of science. It seemed that in a recent interview to promote his new book (‘A Universe from Nothing’), Krauss was suggesting that the only useful type of philosophy wasn’t really philosphy at all, but […]

Krauss about Philosophy (1 of 2)

April 30, 2012

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I am one of the 1.3 million people (as it stands today) who have viewed Lawrence Krauss’ lecture ‘A Universe From Nothing‘.[1] And, on first watching in 2009, I was left unable to forget some of his wonderful turns of phrase. In reference to supernovae, he remarks how rare these events seem to us. Yet, on a […]

Rare Things Happen All The Time

July 15, 2011

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It has been well understood for thousands of years, by some at least, that the lights in the night’s sky would move depending on the time, and date. We now know this to be due to the rotation of the Earth on its axis and the orbit of the Earth around the sun. But, it was also […]

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