Re: "Theoretical physics is not an autonomous science; it is subordinate to metaphysics..."
nothing to do with stahrwe, the quote was written by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem apparently.
not at all, no attack on stahrwe at all, i just thought that the statement "Theoretical physics .... is subordinate to metaphysics..." was a little weak.
ant, if you want to subordinate your theoretical physics to metaphysics you are of course entirely free to do so. Deepak Chopra will be right there with you.
PS: when i said subordinate is a very christian word, examples are not hard to find
i suppose i shall be had up for insubordination
it appears i am simply agreeing with Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem when he says