“Eugenics” was trending last week, and it was all thanks to one tweet.
Philosopher James Croft happens to think that absent background knowledge, “Aliens!” would be a weakly justified hypothesis.
It’s refreshing to see such intellectual humility from a figure with Peterson’s status. But not all his followers were thrilled.
I think he’s mistaken my emphasis in the specific car break-in examples I gave, namely that the burglars’ behavior was odd and unpredictable.
Stephen Meyer has aligned himself in spirit with the geologist Charles Lyell, who explained geological features “by reference to causes now in operation.”