Lennox: “Stephen Hawking was a brilliant mathematician and a genius. But he had no idea about philosophy.”
“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
She acknowledges that she is speaking from outside one relevant field. Can you really use physics to deny free will while ignoring neuroscience?
“There’s little doubt in my mind that Reid if he were alive today would be part of the intelligent design movement.”
“The category ‘mainstream science’ sounds plausibly neutral, capturing the sort of objective knowledge to which any well-educated adult should assent.”