Rationally Speaking #116 - Jim Baggott and Massimo on Farewell to Reality

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Sep 7, 201428m
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Rationally Speaking #116 - Jim Baggott and Massimo on Farewell to Reality
Sep 7 '1428m
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As part of our special mini-interviews series, Massimo talks to Jim Baggott, author of “Farewell to Reality: How Modern Physics Has Betrayed the Search for Scientific Truth.” Jim is one of an increasingly vocal number of critics of some directions taken lately by research in fundamental theoretical physics, and particularly of string theory. Massimo and Jim explore what it means for some physicists to call for a new era of “post-empirical” science.

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