David Sloan Wilson’s soon-to-be released book. cultural evolutiondarwinDavid Sloan Wilsonevolutionary biologyEvolutionary PsychologyFriedrich Hayek
A recent discussion held at Oxford. (The picture above is Darwin, not Dennett :~) ) Daniel DennettRichard Dawkins
Look out for my chum David Livingstone Smith’s entry “War, Evolution, and the Nature of Human Nature“ Human evolutionViolence and Abuse
My chum David Livingstone Smith has this piece in Psychology Today. David LivingstoneHumanPsychology TodaySocial science
Staying with the literature theme of a few days ago and earlier today, here is another write up on Jonathan Gottschall’s new book and an article by JG himself here and a related review article of another book by John Gray here. E. O. WilsonJonathan GottschallJonathan HaidtLiteratureNew AtheismSolzhenitsynStorytelling
Roger Scruton weighs in on the nature/nurture debate via a threefold review. (Image another Steve Pyke portrait). Roger Scrutonsteve pyke
My chum David being interviewed by a local Portland magazine programme here and featured on the BBC.
Another video (via David Livingstone Smith) of Pat Churchland plugging her and Paul’s forthcoming book Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Morality. This talk is part of the The Great Debate conference Can Science Tell Us Right From Wrong?
My chum David Livingstone Smith’s latest book (that I have been trailing) has just been reviewed in the New York Times. The subject matter is as timely as ever and is a cracking read accessible for a general audience and an academic audience.
Here is a programme featuring Dennett that I hadn’t heretofore come across. Glad to see Dennett as busy and pugnacious as ever after his health scare a while back which he amusingly talks about here. Speaking of health, here is Dennett on Christopher Hitchens. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3