John Stewart is a member of the Evolution, Complexity and Cognition Research Group at The Free University of Brussels, and the author of: Evolution’s Arrow: the direction of evolution and the future of humanity. In his essay “The Meaning of Life In A Developing Universe,” he argues Continue reading John Stewart’s, “The Meaning of Life in an Evolving Cosmos”
Category Archives: Evolution & Meaning
Michael Shermer, “The Meaning of Life, The Universe, and Everything”
Michael Shermer (1954 – ) is an American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and Editor in Chief of its magazine Skeptic, which is largely devoted to investigating pseudoscientific and supernatural claims. Continue reading Michael Shermer, “The Meaning of Life, The Universe, and Everything”
Daniel Dennett: Evolution and Meaning in Life
In his book, DARWIN’S DANGEROUS IDEA: EVOLUTION AND THE MEANINGS OF LIFE, Dennett describes evolution as a universal acid that eats through everything it touches; everything from the cell to consciousness to the cosmos is best explained from an evolutionary perspective, Continue reading Daniel Dennett: Evolution and Meaning in Life
Does Evolution Imply That Life is Meaningful?
All the past is but the beginning of a beginning; all that the human mind has accomplished is but the dream before the awakening. ~ H.G. Wells Continue reading Does Evolution Imply That Life is Meaningful?
Cosmic Evolution, Transhumanism, and the Meaning of Life
Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life
Earlier this year I published a piece in Scientia Salon entitled “Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life.” Then a few days ago I wrote about my friend Larry Rifkin’s beautiful video about evolution and the meaning of life. Continue reading Cosmic Evolution, Transhumanism, and the Meaning of Life