“The man is fearless in pursuing lines of reasoning that are considered taboo by current standards.”
Is evolution carrying us upward to new heights of human goodness, as some have claimed?
“Berlinski is a modern Hannah Arendt, but deeper, more illuminating, and wittier (i.e., smarter).”
“A brilliant indictment of scientific groupthink by an unapologetic intellectual dissident.”
Berlinski schools Steven Pinker, the famed Harvard cognitive psychologist, on the relevant math, reminding him that “poorly defined problems very often lead to absurd solutions.”