A.R. Wallace was the co-discoverer of the theory of evolution by natural selection along with Charles Darwin, but in 1869 he broke with Darwin.
The scientific culture of the 19th and early 20th century produced three great wizards — Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud.
This afternoon’s selection is The Magician’s Twin, which explores C.S. Lewis’s critique of the evils of scientism in our culture.
Andrew McDiarmid concludes his two-part conversation with Michael Aeschliman.
Michael Aeschliman says that Lewis used classic arguments not always popular in today’s intellectual climate, yet never refuted.