Dr. Moreland explains what “scientism” means and the conversation proceeds to a recounting of a conversation at a well known medical school with a John Hopkins PhD.
Yet it hangs over and around all of us like the air we breathe, says philosopher J.P. Moreland in a new book reviewed by Tom Gilson.
Granted, scientism can aid and abet evil. Its tendency to do so is predictable. In its blindness it harms and humiliates.
A chemist-turned-philosopher, J.P. Moreland approaches the intersection of science and worldviews with a love and respect for both.
His choice of targets for criticism and for praise have a lot more to do with his particular agenda than the defects or merits of those whom he critiques.