Month: October 2018

Scientific Hubris: Why Science Can’t Answer All the Big Questions

Big ThinkĀ has printedĀ another of a class of essays written by scientists, common these days, announcing in triumphant tones all the things that science can do outside its particular and limited domain. Almost without exception, these essays, which implicitly aspire to philosophical eloquence, fly too close to the sun. The only difference being that, while Icarus …