Is Lawrence Krauss a Physicist, or Just a Bad Philosopher

Here is a lengthy article By John Horgan at Scientific American.

I watched a debate this week between journalist Robert Wright and physicist Lawrence Krauss on “the origins of the universe, quantum weirdness and the limits of scientific knowledge,” as an announcement from Union Theological Seminary, which hosted the event, put it.

Although the event featured lots of witty banter, it ended up being more frustrating than fun. Wright (an old friend, with whom I have sparred on his internet showBloggingheads.tv) asked Krauss to clarify his positions on religion, philosophy and science, and Krauss kept demanding that Wright define his terms. What does he mean by “New Atheism”? “Scientism”? “Proselytize”? “Imponderable”?

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