Chait writes smart, concise dialogue on these subjects, and seems to have learned more than a thing or two from biologist Scott Turner’s recent book, Purpose and Desire.
The point of Dr. Keas’s book is historical but also very timely: Scientists who challenge materialism today face discrimination as heretics that squelches their research and teaching.
Honestly, the scientific establishment would do better by sticking to science.
Here is an article, “The New Evolution Deniers,” by evolutionary biologist Colin Wright at Penn State.
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