By Partha Ghose
The nature of truth has been a long-debated factor between scientists and philosophers. In 1930, Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein had an extended dialog at the nature of fact. This dialog has been greatly quoted and mentioned by means of scientists, philosophers and students from the literary international. the $64000 query that Tagore and Einstein mentioned used to be even if the realm is a team spirit depending on humanity, or the realm is a truth self sufficient at the human issue. Einstein took the stand followed via Western philosophers and mathematicians, specifically that reality is anything self reliant of the brain and the human issue. Tagore, nevertheless, followed the other view. however, either Einstein and Tagore claimed to be realists regardless of the elemental ameliorations among their conceptions of fact. the place does the variation lie? Can it's harmonized at a few deeper point? Can Wittgenstein, for instance, be a bridge among the 2 perspectives? This choice of essays explores those essentially diverse conceptions of the character of fact from the views of theories of space-time, quantum idea, basic philosophy of technology, cognitive technology and arithmetic.
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