Why physicists talk to philosophers … Part 2

Carlo Rovelli explains:  science is “a complex discipline that constantly critically rearranges its own assumptions” under the influence of philosophy, and “scientists who claim to do without philosophy are not really without philosophy; they hold a philosophical position without thinking and without being critical about it.”

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