Tag: Galileo Galilei
Brian Keating: Getting Nervous About “Follow the Science”
These are EXCELLENT. I would say the themes of all three have to do with the importance of not worshipping scientists or imagining that science is infallible.
Intelligent Design as an Invitation
Without the possibility of a design behind the universe, to ask “why” would truly be absurd.
The Triumphalism of Strickberger’s Evolution
The oversimplification here is staggering (Darwin and women’s rights?!) and would take an entire book to unpack.
Zombie History — Using Galileo to Whack Intelligent Design
As a top science journal tells the story, the Galileo myth is relevant only to attack those who challenge the establishment consensus.
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.