Peter Woit discusses it, drawing these comments:
“Joe Polchinski lays out the case for string theory, and how unexpectedly successful it’s been.” http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.02477I don't think he was referring to me either. Woit is the most prominent critic of string theory.
“The public is confused because there are a host of ppl who write blogs or books who attack string theory”
Gross said he wasn’t referring to you [Peter Woit]. Heaven knows who he was referring to then…
The big non-empirical physics is: string theory, multiverse, and quantum gravity.
The philosophers are probably excited that some prominent theoretical physicists are willing to talk to them. But the philosophers are only the anti-science philosophers who deny the scientific method anyway.
Theoretical physicists must be the only scientists who complain about criticism from bloggers, or who go running to philosophers for validation.