Posts Tagged 'Philosophy of Science'

Are Political Persuasions Genetically Determined?

An interesting question and one I wouldn’t have looked at without some prodding. I was reading an interesting article today in the journal Nature: Neuroscience which argues that one’s decision making abilities are dependent upon political persuasion. Continue reading ‘Are Political Persuasions Genetically Determined?’

God or Blind Nature?

As many of you well know one of my main philosophical interests is The Philosophy of Religion.  While crawling the net recently I stumbled across a fascinating ‘debate’ titled God or Blind Nature?  Philosophers Debate the Evidence (2007-2008).

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It seems that the creationist debate is in full swing once again in the states. Creationist advocates are campaigning to have the state of Texas include creationist ideology in their high school science texts. Obviously this has been a very heated debate with both sides getting quite…um…feisty. I’m hoping to spark a little discussion here as to the negative and/or positive implications of such a policy. I’ll begin with a short claim that evolution should not be instructed in high schools as a general theory.

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