Two Nobel laureates – a biologist and a physicist – take on the big questions. One of the greatest challenges facing science at the beginning of the 21st century is how...
Philosopher Michael Ruse talks about the philosophy of biology, evolution, the concept of human superiority, and why there is anything at all. Ruse’s new book, A...
Are there multiple universes? What is extended mind? What causes consciousness? Challenges of analytic theology? If God, what’s evolution?
From biblical times to Darwin, natural theology had a majestic mission—to detect and discern God by seeing and sensing God’s presence in the world. The key to natural...
From the fusion of stars to the evolution of life, the world works because the laws of nature or physics make things happen. Our universe as a whole may have come into...
Is consciousness something special in the universe, its own category, irreducible to physical laws, a carrier of meaning and purpose? Or is consciousness a mere artifact of...
The strength of religious belief is prodigious. People dedicate their lives, not eat certain foods (or not eat at all), refrain from sex, even sacrifice their lives—all for...