Tag: Thomas Nagel
What Is It Like to Be a Spider?
A recent research article from Germany has made quite a splash in the popular media and raises some very interesting questions about animal minds.
Yawn: Atheist YouTuber “Professor Dave” Rants about Intelligent Design
In the end, Farina’s potshots against intelligent design and Discovery Institute completely miss their targets.
“Stuck in the Late 19th Century”: Andrew Klavan, Stephen Meyer on Scientific Atheism
Darwin, Marx, and Freud are largely responsible for elaborating the outlook that sought to replace the Western theistic view.
Little Book, Big Waves — Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos, Nine Years Later
As a colleague points out, Nagel’s departure from the “right-thinking consensus” is on a par with David Gelernter’s 2019 farewell to Darwinism.
From Scientific American, Another Bedtime Story for Atheists
The upshot of the best modern biology and cosmology can be epitomized by changing just one word in physicist Steven Weinberg’s famous comment.