René Descartes meets up with the Reverend Bayes to discuss the nature of consciousness via Anil Seth’s Being You.
science book club
Science Corner: A Planet of Viruses Book Review & Virus Appreciation
Julie Reynolds returns with a review of Carl Zimmer’s A Planet of Viruses and a reminder that viruses as a whole are fascinating and functionally important.
Science Corner: Null Set Book Review
The problem of evil comes to superhero fiction in Null Set.
Science Corner: The Dance of Life and Advent Pt 4
Reading and writing about The Dance of Life and developemental biology reminded me of the time I was asked to write about a supposed flash of light occurring at the moment of conception.
Science Corner: The Dance of Life and Advent Pt 3
Advent is a season of waiting. We remember the specific anticipation of Mary & Joseph for their son and the more abstract anticipation for justice and restoration, represented by Simeon and Anna.