Most of us think of science as the enterprise of seeking truth by formulating hypotheses and testing them against the evidence. This is empirical science.
Nothing could be timelier than a conversation between Jay Richards and Michael Medved about when it’s permissible to doubt a scientific “consensus.”
Darwin-inspired racism was the consensus science of its day. Speaking out against it would have made you a crank and a science-denier.
John West explores the legacy of pseudo-scientific racism that has trailed Darwinian theory from its inception down to today, with the emergence of the alt-right.
Major discoveries in paleoanthropology that have made 2017 a kind of annus horribilis for the established scientific consensus on human evolution.