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Book Review: Theistic Evolution

Theistic Evolution:  A Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Critique, edited by J.P. Moreland, STephen C. Meyer, Christopher Shaw, Ann K. Gauger, and Wayne Grudem After this book there don’t have to be any books on theistic evolution.  Put a fork in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Darwin’s Ghosts

Darwin’s Ghosts:  The Secret History Of Evolution, by Rebecca Stott This book isn’t a very good one on several levels, but it does at least have one important thing going for it that makes it a worthwhile read if a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Workshop And The World

The Workshop And The World:  What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science And Authority, by Robert P. Crease This author is a great hypocrite, and unfortunately not a very self-aware one.  It is hard to know exactly what this … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Language Began

How Language Began:  The Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention, by Daniel L. Everett Do you like fairy tales?  I do too, but it is perhaps better if people are aware that they are writing fairy tales and not possessed of … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Life Is Problem Solving

All Life Is Problem Solving, by Karl Popper In reading a book like this one has to temper one’s expectations.  Typically when a great philosopher or writer dies, there are a lot of essays and generally unread speech transcripts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Island

Island:  How Islands Transform The World, by J. Edward Chamberlin This is a book that tries to do too much and in doing too much ends up doing too little.  Indeed, the reader of this book may be confused about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Will Computers Revolt?

Will Computers Revolt?  Preparing For The Future Of Artificial Intelligence, by Charles J. Simon [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery for the purposes of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs

The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs:  A New History Of A Lost World, by Steve Brusatte On the one hand, it is easy to see why this book won so many awards, as the author is chatty and knowledgeable … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Origins Of Creativity

The Origins Of Creativity, by Edward O. Wilson This book is a short one but a surprisingly complex one in terms of its subject.  For one, the book’s contents on the origins of creativity are mostly not-very-creative evolutionary just-so stories … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Unexpected Evolution Of Language

The Unexpected Evolution Of Language:  Discover The Surprising Etymology Of Everyday Words, by Justin Cord Hayes Why would the evolution of language be unexpected to anyone who has a remote idea of the history of words.  When we reflect upon … Continue reading

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