Michael Ruse

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Michael Ruse on Metaphors and Ultimate Explanations

In my view, none of our knowledge, including science, just “tells it like it is.” Knowledge, even the best scientific knowledge, interprets experience through human ... » Go

Darwinism and its Discontents

Ruse, a well-known evolutionary historian and philosopher, defends Darwin from all comers, whether religious critics; those who, like Gertrude Himmelfarb, have accused Darwin of being ... » Go

The Darwinian Revolution

Originally published in 1979, The Darwinian Revolution was the first comprehensive and readable synthesis of the history of evolutionary thought. Though the years since have ... » Go

Michael Ruse on Darwinian Morality

The Darwinian argues that morality simply does not work (from a biological perspective), unless we believe that it is objective. Darwinian theory shows that, in ... » Go