Researcher Says Plants May Be Conscious, Too
Paco Calvo has authored many papers in respected journals; his view is another instance of panpsychism overtaking materialism in science.
University of Chicago Biochemist: All Living Cells Are Cognitive
James Shapiro’s recent paper points out, with examples, that bacteria meet the Oxford English Dictionary’s definition of “cognitive.”
Little Book, Big Waves — Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos, Nine Years Later
As a colleague points out, Nagel’s departure from the “right-thinking consensus” is on a par with David Gelernter’s 2019 farewell to Darwinism.
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.