Old Wine in New Bottles: How Darwin Recruited Malthus to Fortify a Failed Idea from Antiquity
It was undoubtedly a tremendous philosophical coup for Darwin whose knowledge of formal philosophy was limited.
Existential Implications of the Miller-Urey Experiment
Words, even meaningless words, have the power to create their own virtual realities in our minds.
The Dawkinsian Mythology
Philosopher Mary Midgely pointed out the fatuousness of the “meme” hypothesis in painfully direct terms.
The Hamlet of Down House
Darwin began casting around in his mind for supplementary theories, sometimes going so far as to reconsider evolutionary thinking he had once firmly rejected.