Tag: ancient Greeks
Man, with His Special Place in Nature, Was Designed to Use Fire
Only a special type of being very close to our own biological design could have taken the first and vital step to technological enlightenment, fire-making.
Evolutionary Theory as Magical Thinking
Charles Darwin himself exemplified the Argument from Pique, alluded to in past entries in this series, to a tee.
Evolution Versus Design: An Ancient Debate
The universe, according to Epicureanism, is without a creator, a purposeless and non-intelligent concourse of atoms without any cosmic source of direction.
Scott Turner Explains Philosophical Traditions Shaping Biology
Turner classifies the intelligent design movement as a resurgence of Platonic idealism.
Scott Turner: New Video Series on His Model for Evolution
Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.