Response to Kelosophy about Science and Materialism

Kel's blog: http://kelosophy.blogspot.com/ Hey Kel, So I'd much rather enter a dialogue with you here than on Pharyngula. It doesn't seem to me to be the best place to critically discuss these issues. I hope that is okay with you. You wrote "What I worry about Matthew is that this [my comment that a scientific cosmology [...]

Purpose in Biology

I couldn't resist giving my two cents again over at Pharyngula. PZ Myers criticized the biologist and intelligent design theorist Michael Behe's understanding of purpose in living systems. I'm not at all on board with Behe's overall project (as you'll see below), but I do think he is focusing on the right shortcomings in the [...]