Thomas Nagel calls for a new theory of the natural world

March 13, 2016

Tags: Thomas Nagel, Mind, Natural Selection

It has taken me some months to catch up with Thomas Nagel`s MIND & COSMOS. This is a brave book, determined to sweep away the dictatorship of the new proletariat of the intellectual world, the Neo-Darwinians. Their obsession with finding a straightforward materialist solution to problems of the natural order of things has bullied all but the theists into silence. This in turn has invited the neo-Darwinian fanatics, and I do not use the word "fanatics" loosely, to denounce Nagel in terms that must have even the most hardened followers of the Stalinist school of denunciation birling in their graves. (more…)

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