Tag: Charles Darwin
Freedom and Scientific Progress – A Necessary Relationship
A familiar talking point holds that a rigid attitude to science along Darwinist lines is indispensable to technological advance, while academic freedom impedes it.
Early Review of A.N. Wilson’s Anti-Darwin Biography Could Have Been Predicted
We haven’t yet seen a copy of A.N. Wilson’s forthcoming anti-Darwin book, which isn’t out in the United States until December 12.
Ouch: A Slashing New Anti-Darwin Biography from Darwin’s Own Publisher
The English literacy critic and biographer A.N. Wilson is a brilliant writer. We’ve been aware for some time that he’s a Darwin skeptic, too.
Hailed as the “Next Darwin,” MIT’s Jeremy England Sheds Little Light on Life’s Origins
England’s research is focused on the wrong question. Origin-of-life theories are not helped by identifying processes that efficiently dissipate energy.
On Human Origins, the Need for Theory Evaluation
There are conflicting evidences, a lack of details, opposing hypotheses held with great confidence, and a wide range of explanatory mechanisms that are routinely used as needed.