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M. Anthony Mills

M. Anthony Mills is director of science policy at the R Street Institute. He was formerly the associate editor of The New Atlantis and the executive editor of Big Questions Online. He received a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and writes on science and philosophy.

In The New Atlantis

The Science Before the War

Number 61 ~ Winter 2020

Reviving Expertise in a Populist Age

Number 60 ~ Fall 2019

Is Pope Francis Anti-Modern?

Number 47 ~ Fall 2015

The Invention of the War Machine

Number 42 ~ Spring 2014

Other Publications

  • "The Genesis of Neo-Kantianism 1796-1880," The Review of Metaphysics, Volume 69, Issue 3, March 2016
  • “In Defense of Populism,”, March 22, 2016
  • “The Deliberator,”, February 17, 2016
  • "Science Is Neither ‘Settled’ Nor ‘Skeptical,’” Real Clear Science, October 28, 2015
  • "Should Scientific Truth Be Subjected to a Vote?," Real Clear Science, September 29, 2015
  • "Explicating Meyerson: The Critique of Positivism and Historical Épistémologie," HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, Volume 5, Issue 2, Fall 2015
  • "The Real Legacy of Laudato Si," Real Clear Religion, June 19, 2015
  • "2014: When Clicks Won Out Over Facts," Real Clear Markets, January 7, 2015
  • "How to Confuse Pope Francis," Real Clear Religion, December 19, 2014
  • “Please, No Google in the Gallery,” City Journal, November 28, 2014
  • "The Pope's Big Bang." Real Clear Religion, November 1, 2014
  • “What Kind of Data Revolution is This?,” U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, October 21, 2014
  • “Are Humans Unique?,” Slate, September 25, 2014
  • "Managing Expectations with Big Data." U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, August 21, 2014
  • "A Christian Big Bang Theory?" Real Clear Religion, August 5, 2014
  • "Identity versus determinism: Émile Meyerson's neo-Kantian interpretation of the quantum theory," Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, Volume 47, August 2014
  • "Look to Cyber-Physical Systems, Not Social Media, for the Data Revolution." U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, July 28, 2014
  • "How Scientists Became the Priests of Our Brave New World." Aleteia, July 17, 2014
  • “Every Datum Tells a Story” (with Mark P. Mills), City Journal, June 29, 2014
  • "Cracking the Code of the New Economy: You Don't Need a STEM Degree to Work in a STEM field" (with Mark P. Mills). Pacific Standard, June 19, 2014
  • "The Pope Believes in Evolution," Aleteia, June 13, 2014
  • “Why Does Neil deGrasse Tyson Hate Philosophy?.” Real Clear Science, May 22, 2014
  • "The Data-Driven Economy and the Railroad Age." U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, May 15, 2014
  • "The Queen's New Clothes." Real Clear Religion, May 8, 2014
  • "The Father of Population Control." Real Clear Religion, March 21, 2014
  • “The End of Science or Another Revolution?,” Real Clear Science, February 19, 2014
  • "The War on Pope Francis." Real Clear Religion, February 3, 2014
  • "The Harry Potter Paradox." Real Clear Religion, January 24, 2014
  • "In Defense of Immanuel Kant." Real Clear Religion, December 24, 2013
  • "The Lost Art of Political Debate" (with Phil Mills). Real Clear History, December 6, 2013
  • "G.K. Chesterton vs. Conspiracy Theorists." Real Clear Religion, December 5, 2013
  • "Our Cultural Recession." Real Clear Religion, November 9, 2013
  • "Wishy-Washy Millennials." Real Clear Religion, September 12, 2013
  • "Victor Stenger's Atomic Muddle." Real Clear Religion, August 31, 2013