@RichardDawkins has been disinvited from speaking at NECSS

NECSS is an annual skeptic conference that is run by the folks who bring us the well-known Skeptics Guide To the Universe podcast. They have issued the following announcement … The Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism has withdrawn its invitation to Richard Dawkins to participate at NECSS 2016. We have taken this action in … Read more@RichardDawkins has been disinvited from speaking at NECSS

Richard Dawkins gets “Love Letters” (Be warned NSFW and yes it is comedy gold)

OK, nothing too serious today, but instead a bit of entertainment. Because he is rather well-known, Richard Dawkins, tends to attract some rather amusing “fan mail” from those who vigorously disagree with him … except of course, being more that a tad eccentric, their strident and rather abusive criticism is actually quite entertaining. So dive in and … Read moreRichard Dawkins gets “Love Letters” (Be warned NSFW and yes it is comedy gold)

The Life Scientific – Richard Dawkins

Jim Al-Khalili interviewed evolutionary biologist and author Prof Richard Dawkins on BBC Radio 4 (broadcast on Mon 3rd Sept) It ran for 28 mins and is worth listening to. Richard Dawkins’ first book on evolutionary biology “The Selfish Gene” was published to much acclaim and some controversy in 1976. In this interview with Jim Al-Khalili, Professor … Read moreThe Life Scientific – Richard Dawkins

Essay: Is Science a Religion? – Richard Dawkins

Is Science a Religion? – Richard Dawkins The following article was first published in the Humanist, January/February 1997. It is fashionable to wax apocalyptic about the threat to humanity posed by the AIDS virus, “mad cow” disease, and many others, but I think a case can be made that faith is one of the world’s … Read moreEssay: Is Science a Religion? – Richard Dawkins

evolutionary science = ‘the new classics’ – A proposal by Richard Dawkins

I first heard Richard talk about this two years ago. At the time, I listened, watched the slides and thought, “Nice Talk”, but did not really get it. Well, I’ve changed my mind, there is an article by Carole Jahme in yesterday’s Guardian that clearly explains it all, and so now I think I’m beginning … Read moreevolutionary science = ‘the new classics’ – A proposal by Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins interviews Daniel Dennett – Oxford, 9 May 2012

Now this is really worth watching, it is an hour long interview of Daniel Dennett by Richard Dawkins. Least you wonder “Who?”, I’ll explain. Daniel Dennett  is an American philosopher, writer and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and philosophy of biology, particularly as those fields relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science. He is currently the Co-director of the Center for Cognitive … Read moreRichard Dawkins interviews Daniel Dennett – Oxford, 9 May 2012