Physics Needs Philosophy. Philosophy Needs PhysicsFoundations of Physics 48 (5): 481-491. 2018.Contrary to claims about the irrelevance of philosophy for science, I argue that philosophy has had, and still has, far more influence on physics than is commonly assumed. I maintain that the current anti-philosophical ideology has had damaging effects on the fertility of science. I also suggest that recent important empirical results, such as the detection of the Higgs particle and gravitational waves, and the failure to detect supersymmetry where many expected to find it, question the validity…Read more
The Significance of the Hypothetical in Natural Science (edited book)De Gruyter. 2009.
Universidade Nova de LisboaInstituto De FilosofiaPost-doctoral Fellow
Università "Suor Orsola Benincasa" Di Napoli
Italian Institute Of Human Sciences