Shut up and calculate!

Arnold Neumaier has a nice summary of why “shut up and calculate” has been the traditional approach of physicists to metaphysics.

This led to Mermin‘s┬ádiscussion of who actually said it – him or Feynman.

For a site devoted to neither calculating nor shutting up, we may have use for this strong, clear medicine.

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About Peter Freed, M.D.

I am a psychiatrist (psychopharmacology and psychotherapy) specializing in the so-called "personality disorders," particularly narcissistic and borderline personality disorders. I was a Fellow and then an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia from 2004- 2011. I am currently in private practice in NYC.