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Articles

The Evangelist of Molecular Biology

Summer/Fall 2017Algis Valiunas on James D. Watson and his unfinished quest to master genetic destiny

The Use and Abuse of ‘Information’ in Biology

March 16, 2017Murillo Pagnotta on why there is more to biological development than genes

Evolution and the Purposes of Life

March 16, 2017Stephen L. Talbott on biology's unasked questions about the goal-directed activities of organisms

The Humble Scientist

Fall 2015Chase W. Nelson on the character and career of his late teacher, Austin L. Hughes

The Man Who Thought of Everything

Spring 2015Algis Valiunas on the grand scientific vision and the moral myopia of Linus Pauling

Elephants, Horses, Dogs, and Us; The Question Concerning Heidegger

Summer/Fall 2014

Do Elephants Have Souls?

Winter/Spring 2013Caitrin Nicol on the evidence for non-human intelligence, awareness, and emotion

What Is the Body Worth?

Spring 2012Ari N. Schulman on patient exploitation and the bad case for human tissue markets

Evolution and the Illusion of Randomness

Fall 2011Stephen L. Talbott on survival, fitness, and the purposiveness of organisms

What Do Organisms Mean?

Winter 2011Steve Talbott on how life speaks at every level

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