Category Archives: Evolution & Philosophy

Evolutionary Psychology

&Nobel Laureates Nikolaas Tinbergen (left) and Konrad Lorenz (right) who were acknowledged for work on animal behavior.

“In the distant future I see open fields for far more important researches. Psychology will be based on a new foundation, that of the necessary acquirement of each mental power and capacity by gradation.” ~ Darwin, Charles, The Origin of Species. p. 488.

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Evolution and Philosophy: Things I Learned From Richard J. Blackwell

Science, Religion and Authority: Lessons from the Galileo Affair

Galileo, Bellarmine, and the Bible

Behind the Scenes at Galileo’s Trial: Including the First English Translation of Melchior Inchofer’s Tractatus syllepticus

Some books authored by Richard Blackwell.

(Update –  Professor Blackwell died on October 10, 2021, at age 92. Here is an obituary with a photograph.)

Richard J. Blackwell directed my doctoral dissertation at St. Louis University and later wrote the Foreword, “Piaget as a Philosopher,” for my book, Piaget’s Conception of Evolution. Continue reading Evolution and Philosophy: Things I Learned From Richard J. Blackwell