articles tagged: scientific inquiry
why we have to abandon the popular “lone genius” narrative of science
# science

why we have to abandon the popular “lone genius” narrative of science

Writers constantly tell us about mavericks whose genius overturned the status quo. Their stories aren’t just wrong, they’re dangerous.

why the accommodationists still don’t get it…
# politics

why the accommodationists still don’t get it…

Michael Ruse once again shows us why accommodationists don't understand science and how it works, and don't want to understand it.

international futurism: evolution and civilizations
# tech

international futurism: evolution and civilizations

While utopians dream of tomorrow's world, they often forget that we can't take anything for granted when it comes to humanity's future.

trying to find the limits of philosophy
# science

trying to find the limits of philosophy

At what point do considering the limits of our knowledge and different ways of understanding turn into pointless navel-gazing?

when anti-research groups get violent
# science

when anti-research groups get violent

Scientists studying potentially dangerous chemicals and candidates for life-saving treatments on animals are under attack. Literally.