Where are you? in Science & Mathematics Posted January 14 · Report reply 2 hours ago, Brant Gaede said: Bob's not dumb. It's just as a literalist and physicalist he doesn't do abstract reasoning except, I'd suppose, with mathematics. As a compensation he denigrates philosophy and extols science. Science, however, rests on philosophy even into the ethics, aka integrity. --Brant Science parted company with metaphysics over 100 years go. The only philosopher that physicists mention without spitting is Carl Popper.