Descartes is one of the founding fathers of Western science. And the conversion from medieval scholasticism to Cartesian dualism propelled science dramatically.
There’s no discernible agenda other than enjoying good books. They promise “Reviews shorter than books.” That’s a concept.
For Ruse, “Darwin is like Moses” who “led his children [himself among them] to the Promised Land but never got there himself.”
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Here is a small, representative sampling of such claims over the past three centuries. These claims are not from science, but they drive science.