Tag: Cosmos: Possible Worlds
The Biggest Myth So Far in Cosmos 3.0 — Baruch Spinoza as Science Hero
Scholarship on Spinoza in the last decade has increasingly recognized that he opposed the observational (empirical) and mathematical analyses of nature.
New Cosmos Episodes: Only Part of the Story
These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.
Counterprogramming for Cosmos 3.0: Two New Videos from Science Historian Mike Keas
The series, as hosted originally by Carl Sagan and now by Neil deGrasse Tyson, has two notable priorities.
Cosmos 3.0 Revisits Themes of the Past, with Familiar Historical Mythmaking
At a couple of points in episode 1, Neil deGrasse Tyson employs the “Book of Nature” metaphor, but he never gives its proper historical context. It’s actually a Christian concept.
Cosmos 3.0 with Neil deGrasse Tyson Arrives Tonight at 8 PM, Somewhat Dented
The second season (2014) spun a misleading narrative celebrating the triumph of rational, secular scientific culture over benighted, supposedly irrational and anti-science religion.