“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,. p. 488.
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
Yesterday’s post discussed the Teilhard de Chardin’s The Phenomenon of Man. While I do think the cosmic evolution holds the key to understanding if life is Continue reading P. B. Medawar: Critique of Teilhard de Chardin
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881 – 1955), a Jesuit priest trained as a paleontologist and geologist, was one of the most prominent thinkers who tried to reconcile evolutionary theory, religion, and the meaning of life Continue reading Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: Universal Progressive Evolution
We now ask whether we should believe grand cosmic visions like those of Teilhard, Julian Huxley, or E. O. Wilson. Continue reading Should We Believe in Progressive Cosmic Evolution?