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Kurt Gödel

Quote; “I don’t believe in empirical science. I only believe in a priori truth”


Alan Turing

Big Idea; Turing Test= can a machine think?


B. F. Skinner

Big Idea; radical behaviourism = how to explain your behaviour without using explanations involving psychology/mental properties


Thomas Kuhn

Big Idea; progression is not the end of scientific discovery


Paul Feyerabend

Quote; For is it not possible that science as we know it today, or a "search for the truth" in the style of traditional philosophy, will create a monster?


W.V.O Quine

Quote; “science is not a substitute for common sense, but as an extension”


Hannah Arendt

Big Idea; Banality of Evil
Quote; “The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their mind about good or evil.”


Gerda Lerner

Big Idea; patriarchy is a created system ∴ it can be unmade


G.K. Chesterton

Quote; “But the Nietzsche will is quite equally frozen by his view that all special actions are good; for if all special actions are good, none of them are special”


Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Quote;“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”