115: Which Field is More [email protected]%ed: Philosophy or Psychology?
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David and Tamler go ambulance chasing for scandals in their own fields. Inspired by a tweet from Jay Van Bavel, they argue about which of their disciplines—philosophy or psychology—is more completely and irredeemably fucked. Is the recent controversy at the feminist philosophy journal Hypatia diagnostic of larger problems in philosophy? Can the replication crisis ever be solved? Can philosophy return to studying the big questions? What can psychologists actually discover about the human mind? Warning: this episode features a more respectful and mature dialogue than some VBW listeners may be comfortable with.Support Very Bad WizardsLinks:Jay Van Bavel on Twitter: “Psychologists: “our field is a hot mess” Philosophers: “hold my beer” https://t.co/mX344fBBfV”EP. 86 SAM HARRIS Part #1 by #WeThePeople LIVE | Free Listening on SoundCloudLeiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog: Issues in the ProfessionThis Is What a Modern-Day Witch Hunt Looks LikeThe real damage done by the flare-up over a philosopher’s journal article…