Thursday, May 26, 2011 conversation: Stephen Hawking tells Google ‘philosophy is dead’

Analytical Philosophy dying, Continental Philosophy rising, 

Article: by Matt Warman in The Telegraph

Namesake conversation:

My comment on Namesake:

Hawking Said: “Most of us don’t worry about these [fundamental ] questions most of the time. But almost all of us must sometimes wonder: Why are we here? Where do we come from? Traditionally, these are questions for philosophy, but philosophy is dead,” he said. “Philosophers have not kept up with modern developments in science. Particularly physics.” Think it is true?

Hawking says that Philosophy is Dead, but we can see that it has a pulse, or at least Continental Philosophy still does, but perhaps he is right about Analytical Philosophy. I wonder if Continental Philosophy will catch the same life threatening disease that Analytical Philosophy has?

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