Berlinski, Metaxas in NYC: What Is a Human Being?
The issues involved in the evolution debate derive their interest and importance largely from one question.
Is Consciousness a “Controlled Brain Hallucination”?
Anil Seth explains away consciousness away using fashionable terms like that. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I know from clinical experience that he is wrong.
Theory in Crisis? Redefining Science
Scientific revolutions are often marked by disputes over the “standard that distinguishes a real scientific solution from a mere metaphysical speculation.”
Darwin and the “New Atheists”
There is surely some historical irony in the attempt to enlist Charles Darwin posthumously in defense of the atheist cause.
Darwinian Racism, Past and Present
John West discusses his experience visiting the Museum of Criminal Anthropology in Turin, Italy, and Cesare Lombroso’s racist ideas about evolution.