James Hudspeth, of Rockefeller University, just won the Norwegian Academy of Science’s Kavli Prize in science.
Here are unauthorized answers to questions posed by Jerry Coyne’s blog.
Emergence, as a perceptual surprise, can’t explain the mind because emergence presupposes the mind.
What is it that we are most sure of? It’s a fundamental question, the object of philosophical analysis for millennia.
Of the various questions raised in the theist/atheist debate, here’s one that has, I believe, occasioned more witless commentary than any other.