Join us on Thursday, October 24th at 7 pm in room 203. If you’d like links to the articles and podcasts mentioned here email Ed Dobrowolski.
The Natural Cosmology Group Tuesday, November 29 at 7 pm in room 203. This Month we’ll discuss Robert Wright’s new book (or articles and podcasts related to it), called “Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment.” The book isn’t just about meditation, but about why evolutionary biology built us to survive but … Continued
Join us on Tuesday, May 23 for the next Natural Cosmology Discussion. In a change of pace, this month Bill Cox will moderate a discussion about the adequacy of empiricism. Are you comfortable with empiricism, alternately, scientific postulating, evidence gathering and interpretation, “materialism,” etc. ? Is there more to an adequate description of reality than the accumulated … Continued
Join us for the next Natural Cosmology Discussion on March 28 at 7 PM. Among other topics, we’ll be discussing the new book by Yuval Noah Harari called “Homo Deus”. Consider: We now have the capability to easily alter the human genome and merge our bodies with technology. Will our children or grandchildren be the … Continued
The Natural Cosmology Discussion Group meets on Tuesday, February 28 at 7 PM. This week we’ll discuss the ideas of Daniel Dennett. Six of us went to see him speak a few weeks ago. Here are links, gathered by George Faulkner, that will fill you in on his views. Dennett’s latest book is: “From Bacteria … Continued
Natural Cosmology Discussion Group What is Natural Cosmology? Natural Cosmology refers to a view that the natural world is all we have reason to believe exists. We see no substantiated reason to believe that one or more deities or divine plans, exist or act independently of the natural order. Cosmology- We take a broad view … Continued