It’s too bad biologists are not as open about crises in their theories. It’s the sign of a healthy science.
St. Thomas laid the intellectual groundwork for modern natural science — the absolute distinction between existence and essence.
Insofar as Peebles’s work helps to strengthen the evidence for a cosmic beginning, it is actually part of the argument for intelligent design.
We may think that we’re untouched by trends in thinking that go on far away. In a science lab or a science classroom, for instance. But that’s wrong.
Writing at Mind Matters, Michael Egnor dissects another illustration of the “I Suck” impulse at work. It’s from his fellow neuroscientist Steven Novella.