Tag: Columbia University
Ben Shapiro and David Berlinski on the Reversion to the Primitive in Modern Life
Their conversation is so full of treasures, it’s hard to distill it down to an essence. But I’ll try.
No Safe Spaces Opens Big Across the Country
Obviously, this is a subject that bears directly on the Darwin debate. Evolution skeptics were the canary in this particular coal mine.
Darwin, Marx, and Something Called Political “Science”
A central progressive theme was historicism, crediting history almost exclusively with the development of culture.
“The Ultimate Bootstrap”
Caleb Scharf explores the degrees of magnitude separating the immensity of the universe from the smallest particle of matter.
Post-Modern Physics: String Theory Gets Over the Need for Evidence
String theory, which took root in the 1970s, proposes that “all objects in our universe are composed of vibrating filaments (strings) and membranes (branes) of energy.”