Questions tagged [physics-social-history]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
2answers
279 views

When did it become a mainstream stereotype that physicists hate philosophy?

Question I'm searching for the origin of the stereotype (regardless of validity) that physicists hate philosophy? This opinion seems to be more mainstream in the public domain. I do concede they are ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Given Wigners sympathies, did he actually do anything concrete for the 'negro' and the 'red man'? [closed]

In Wigners autobiography, which actually wasn't written by him, but was written by a colleague after interviewing him over a period of two years, he writes about when he first emigrated to the USA. It ...