Tag: Scott Turner
Scott Turner Describes the Largely Forgotten History of Evolutionary Theory
The fatal flaw with metaphysical vitalism was that it invariably led to circular reasoning.
Scott Turner Explains Philosophical Traditions Shaping Biology
Turner classifies the intelligent design movement as a resurgence of Platonic idealism.
Scott Turner: New Video Series on His Model for Evolution
Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.
Intention, Agency, Even in “Simple” Life Is No Illusion
As biologist Scott Turner explains, the appearance is not false but very real, a fact from whose profound implications most scientists veil their eyes.
Homeostasis: How Active Maintenance Showcases Intelligent Design
Can you think of an un-designed process that employs external machinery to maintain the state of another machine?