We’re going to need a new philosophy: one that can handle realities the Elizabethans and Victorians could never have imagined.
Babylonians and Greeks contributed some discoveries and insights that would eventually play into the rise of science.
The antiseptic properties of natural honey are getting more attention as antibiotic-resistant bacteria proliferate.
“The whole world works together in the service of man,” as Francis Bacon wrote. Denton revives this ancient insight with modern rigor.
More and more, the scientific establishment looks like a special interest group with biases of their own.