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Not about Einstein

Ken Perrott Sep 29, 2010

Book Review: Einstein’s God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit by Krista Tippett Price: US$10.88; NZ$12.97 Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) (February 23, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0143116770 ISBN-13: 978-0143116776 The media reports of Stephen Hawking’s new book … Continue reading → … Read More

A scientific consensus on human morality

Ken Perrott Sep 21, 2010

There has been some local discussion of the scientific approach to morality. Unfortunately some of this has concentrated on only one source (a TED talk by Sam Harris – see Can science answer moral questions?). I believe Sam makes some … Continue reading → … Read More

Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind

Ken Perrott Sep 17, 2010

Book Review: The Lives of the Brain: Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind by John S. Allen Price: US$32.04; NZ$79.97 Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (October 30, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0674035348 ISBN-13: 978-0674035348 … Continue reading → … Read More