Tag: Lord Kelvin
Engineering Language Enters Biology — The Case of the Endosome
An automated engineering system presupposes a designer with foresight and a mind that understands how to make things work.
Darwin and the Victorian Crisis of Faith
Fleeming Jenkin (the distinguished Scottish scientist who with Lord Kelvin spearheaded the laying of the transatlantic cable) was particularly scathing.
Is Science Objective? Steven Pinker’s Counterattack Against the “War on Science”
Unfortunately, Pinker’s overweening faith in science as a reliable path to the truth has its own problems.