This was a remarkably cross-disciplinary dialogue among physicists, chemists, biologists, neuroscientists, machine learning researchers, as well as philosophers and historians of science.
Fully as important as David Gelernter’s personal apostasy is his testimony about what happens to scientists who choose to “judge for themselves.”
This wonderful conversation gives you a sense of what a really free exchange of views would be like, the beauty and interest of it, were such a thing permitted on university campuses.
Professor Behe’s book sparked an epic series of disputations with scientists determined to defend traditional Darwinian theory.
A basic truth I don’t think I’ve ever heard a Darwinist acknowledge is that they have fear working on their side.