David Berlinski: A Rebellious Intellectual Defies Darwinism

“Darwin’s theory of evolution is the great white elephant of contemporary thought. It is large, almost completely useless, and the object of superstitious awe” (Dr. David Berlinski).

This fascinating and refreshing interview is filled with brilliant insights by a witty scholar and master teacher. Enjoy!

Dr. Berlinski is a secular Jew and agnostic with a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University. After his doctoral studies he was a postdoctoral fellow in mathematics and molecular biology at Columbia University. He has authoured works on systems analysis, differential topology, theoretical biology, analytic philosophy, and the philosophy of mathematics, as well as three novels.

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