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…