Give me a counter example in which someone who didn't know physics produced a physics theory later accepted by the scientific community, by proceeding from philosophy alone.
William of Ockham...
i thought i was just going to abandon this thread...but the last page of contributions, or so, have made it worth sticking around...Thanks, fresco and JLN. This is one of those moments when i cannot help but regret being such an asshole to both of you in the past. As well as, one of those moments that, despite our differences, i appreciate your sticking to your principles, or whatever intellectual structures you substitute for the same.
Of course, i don't mean to imply that i won't still be a huge **** in the future. But in the meantime, i'm eager to see where this thread goes