evolution, bioethics and human nature — 3:16

Tim Lewens interviewed by Richard Marshall.

So does this mean that we still have something to learn from Popper, Kuhn and the other big beasts of mid-century philosophy of science? Yes! Feyerabend is right, I think, to cast doubt on the existence of any recipe that will tell scientists how to go about investigating the world: the interesting question for us is whether this really means that in science anything goes.

I’m especially doubtful of ‘memetics’-an approach that begins with the claim that natural selection requires

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