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« on: October 12, 2006, 08:43:51 AM »
Richard Dawkins is certainly a modern thinker. He is a man of words and a man of science. I consider him a philosopher, do you?


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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2006, 10:16:57 AM »
Oh, indeed I do consider Dawkins to be a philosopher! If philosophy doesn't use the scientific paradigm as it's developed over the centuries, then, to paraphrase Einstein: science without philosophy is lame, but philosophy without science is blind.

I haven't yet read nearly as much of Dawkins' work as I'd like to, but I'm in the process of rectifying that lack.
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