A recent research article from Germany has made quite a splash in the popular media and raises some very interesting questions about animal minds.
In the end, Farina’s potshots against intelligent design and Discovery Institute completely miss their targets.
Darwin, Marx, and Freud are largely responsible for elaborating the outlook that sought to replace the Western theistic view.
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.
The upshot of the best modern biology and cosmology can be epitomized by changing just one word in physicist Steven Weinberg’s famous comment.