In my post “On Philosophy, Science, and Data,” I explained that though some argue philosophy only reigns in the absence of data while science reigns in the analysis of data, a conceptual bridge still remains between analysis and insight, the crossing of which is itself a philosophical exercise.

Therefore, I argued that an endless oscillation persists between science and philosophy, which is why, despite the fact that all we hear about is the need for data scientists, there’s also a need for data philosophers.

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