October 30, 2012 Can there be knowledge of right and wrong? Or is the idea that values can be the object of knowledge a grand illusion? Thomas Nagel, in his new book, comes down solidly on one side of this argument. Commentator Alva Noë weighs in with his thoughts.
October 24, 2012 Reactions to Thomas Nagel's recent book remind commentator Alva Noë of the foolish criticism directed toward E.O Wilson back in the 70s. Does biology give us the resources to understand ourselves? We must take this question seriously.
Do we really understand what's happening here?
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October 12, 2012 Can natural science find a place for us in its vision of the cosmos? Thomas Nagel, in a new book, demands we take this question seriously. He is right to do so.
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