Monthly Archives: February 2014

Summary of Jacques Monod’s “Chance and Necessity”

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Jacques Monod (1910 – 1976) was a French biologist who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1965 for his discoveries in molecular biology. His classic book Chance and Necessity: Essay on the Natural Philosophy of Modern Biology Continue reading Summary of Jacques Monod’s “Chance and Necessity”

Evolution and the Meaning of Life


Diagram of evolution of the (observable part) of the universe
from the Big Bang (left), the CMB-reference afterglow, to the present.

IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN EVOLUTION AND MEANING?

In previous blog posts (“Death Is Bad,” and ““Can Science Give Us Immortality”) we have given two reasons to believe that life is meaningful: Continue reading Evolution and the Meaning of Life