These abstract concepts don’t derive from the material world, yet we feel impoverished without them; they’re foundations of a life worth living.
Chait writes smart, concise dialogue on these subjects, and seems to have learned more than a thing or two from biologist Scott Turner’s recent book, Purpose and Desire.
The first pre-publication reviews of Michael Behe’s new book, Darwin Devolves, are starting to come in.
Many remember David Hume as a pioneering freethinker who saw through the superstition and sectarian dogmatism of religion.
One might add that this analysis applies to the world of life as a whole.