Tag: Peter Medawar
Conservation of Information — The Idea
Readers can determine for themselves who’s blowing smoke and who’s got the beef.
The Uses of Illness in Darwin’s Correspondence
Darwinian biographer Janet Browne notes how Darwin’s illness may have become a convenient excuse for avoiding certain activities.
Teilhard de Chardin and the Incomplete Nature of Evolutionary Theory
As Thomas Nagel would argue today, any theory of evolution that excludes the origin of mind and consciousness from consideration is at best half a theory.
Wistar: Been There, Done That
Would it, in fact, be enlightening if you were to sit a Darwinist and a Darwin skeptic together for an extended period of time to talk and see what really lies at the bottom of their disagreement?