Methodological naturalism is the idea that scientists may only invoke unintelligent causes for nature’s history.
Descartes is one of the founding fathers of Western science. And the conversion from medieval scholasticism to Cartesian dualism propelled science dramatically.
Here, I conclude a conversation with Dr. John West about Lewis’s prophetic warnings to us about science and scientism.
Was Alfred Wallace a “crazy” crank? Was he an undisciplined “dilettante” bemused by every fringe belief he encountered?
As an illustration, John West discusses the COVID pandemic and how that recent public health crisis revealed much of what Lewis warns against.