I’m interested in “science as a cultural domain,” too. And here’s a great illustration of how the culture changes.
This is the refrain of the book: “It is all or death!” “All or nothing!” Half-solutions are no solutions at all.
Evolution is so well established, says a Darwin lobbyist, that questioning it is like doubting that matter is made of atoms. Really?
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.”