Socrates Café
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Socrates Café

Socrates, Reductionism, and Proper Levels of Explanation

Science — formerly known as natural philosophy — is pretty much the only game in town when it comes to understanding and explaining the world

[image: Socrates about to drink the hemlock, Wikimedia Commons]

Turns out, I have something in common with Socrates. Don’t worry, this essay isn’t about self-aggrandizing. It’s just that, rather…

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