Hi Paul, my 2 cents on all this is that all philosophers should have at least a passing knowledge with the two current grand narratives of science since evolutionary biology speaks directly to cognitive biases and the limits of our understanding and quantum mechanics is an ongoing argument about the nature of reality. So, is that Scientism?

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