As a colleague points out, Nagel’s departure from the “right-thinking consensus” is on a par with David Gelernter’s 2019 farewell to Darwinism.
Physicist John Polkinghorne says that the reduction of mental events to physics and chemistry destroys meaning.
With permission from John West and Sarah Chaffee, here is the full text of their interview with staff writer Olga Khazan.
About a decade ago I would muse on what it might take for intelligent design to win the day.
Although their offices are located only one block apart on the University of Chicago campus, the biological perspectives of Jerry Coyne and Jim Shapiro might as well be located in different galaxies.