Philosophy Favs

Here is a list of my favorite, freely available, essays on general philosophy that I have written over the years. Most recent on top.

The big myths in and on science. Why do bad scientific theories live for so long? (IAI News)

An 8-part exchange of letters between David Sloan Wilson and myself about the usefulness of Darwinian theory in the understanding of human history (Letter)

Richard Feynman was wrong about beauty and truth in science (Aeon)

Set your alarm clock (on the metaphysics and ethics of time) (New Philosopher)

Human Nature and the ethical life (Project Syndicate)

Diogenes the Cynic vs Elon Musk (IAI News)

Is there a universal morality? (The Evolution Institute)

The problem with scientism (APA Blog)

The case for more science and philosophy books for children (Nautilus)

Must science be testable? (Aeon)

When philosophy of science matters: pseudoscience, public health, and public policy (APA Blog)

Why do we need an extended evolutionary synthesis? (EES Blog)

The dangers of pseudoscience (New York Times)

Who knows what (on the relationship between the sciences and the humanities) (Aeon)