In our modern world it seems as if natural science is completely incompatible with religion and (to a large extend) philosophy. In 1800 few had spoken of the “natural sciences” but by 1880, this expression had overtaken the traditional label “natural philosophy”. He asked me several questions concerning my progress in the different branches of science appertaining to natural philosophy.
If scientists on one hand and religious people on the other hand are reluctant to change their views (maybe partly because it would force them to change their whole personal identity), philosophers ought to be seeking the truth without prejudice. Science has brought about far-reaching changes in every sphere of our daily life.
A science fair project on testing drinking water can help them learn what is in the water they use. Not only this as science makes our lives more comfortable through inventions such as air conditioners, heaters and, cars, we do not realize that our comfort as human beings has come at the expense of nature.
Tangentially, the science fiction genre, primarily fantastic in nature, engages the public imagination and transmits the ideas, if not the methods, of science. ScienceDaily features breaking news about the latest discoveries in science, health, the environment, technology, and more – from leading universities, scientific journals, and research organizations.
A superficial evaluation might conclude that the charges of â€˜intellectual imposture’ and â€˜uncritical naivety’ levied from either side are simply the millennial manifestation of the earlier â€˜two cultures’ conflict of F R Leavis and C P Snow, between the late-modern divided intellectual world of the sciences and the humanities.