Scientists can get along without Aristotle’s metaphysics, says Feser, but science can’t.
Berlinski’s plea is that the grave contradictions between evolution and evidence at least be forthrightly admitted.
In 1884, English clergyman Edwin A. Abbott published a work of scientific and mathematical fantasy.
According to Halsmer, engineering involves “the creative use of resources and ingenuity to accomplish a purpose or solve a problem.” It does so by creating “affordances.”
They have taken on the masks of their former taskmasters and let their heritage stand empty, though thankfully not yet in ruins.