Classical philosophy and Darwinian biology are far more compatible than is usually assumed. In fact, looking at either from the standpoint of the other can enrich and deepen our appreciation of both. From a Darwinian point of view, the theories of Plato and Aristotle deserve to be taken very seriously. From the classical point of view, Darwinian biology is much less reductionist than its enemies suppose.
Friday, June 16, 2017
Darwinian Conservatism by Larry Arnhart: The Genetics of Flightless Cormorants as Evidence of Evolution