Anthony Gottlieb waves regular evolution (of the body) through all the checkpoints while (humorously) examining claims that various forms of behavior are “adaptive.”
Previously unpublished notes of C.S. Lewis shed light on his views about Darwin and skepticism of Darwinian evolution.
This has been a week of nice surprises!
In his new book, E. O. Wilson can’t avoid moralizing. But if everything in life is produced by evolution, what’s there to care about?
Few may realize that James Clerk Maxwell, the 19th-century physicist on par with Newton and Einstein who gave us electromagnetic theory, was a poet. One of his best takes materialists to task in playful yet incisive wit.