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Materialism and Reductionism


Articles

What Neuroscience Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves

Fall 2010Raymond Tallis debunks the tropes of “neuromythology”

Disenchanting Determinism

Summer 2010Caitrin Nicol reviews novels by Richard Powers and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

How Can I Possibly Be Free?

Summer 2010Raymond Tallis on the neuroscientific case against free will, and why it’s wrong

Getting Over the Code Delusion

Summer 2010Steve Talbott on epigenetics and the demise of DNA as destiny

Why Minds Are Not Like Computers

Winter 2009Ari N. Schulman on fundamental confusion about artificial intelligence

Nature, Man, and Common Sense

Fall 2007Patrick J. Deneen

The Language of Nature

Winter 2007Steve Talbott on how science drains meaning from experience

Intimations of the Soul

Summer 2007Paul J. Cella III on idolatry in the Age of Machines

Logic, DNA, and Poetry

Spring 2005Steve Talbott on how bad metaphors make for bad science

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