Physics Envy

(Philosophy Of Science)

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What is Physics envy?

The term physics envy is a phrase used to criticize modern writing and research of academics working in areas such as "softer sciences", liberal arts, business studies and humanities. The term argues that writing and working practices in these disciplines have overused confusing jargon and complicated mathematics, in order to seem more 'rigorous' and like mathematics-based subjects like physics.

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philosophy of sciencesociology of scientific knowledge

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Science envy

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