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‘Final-cause thinking’: Does biology and evolution need to be ‘purposeful’?

Michael Ruse | 
In the world of evolutionary biology, in particular, there is still a huge amount of final-cause thinking, despite the fact ...
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How cosmology and creation coincide

William Carroll | 
Big Bang cosmology tells us that the universe has a beginning. Therefore, the universe as a whole has a cause; ...
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Are you reading this because you want to? Or because the neurons in your brain want you to?

Ari Schulman | 
If you’ve ever read an article proclaiming that neuroscience disproves free will, you’ve probably heard of the Libet experiment. … ...
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The role of emotions in problem solving

Ari Schulman | 
What is the purpose of emotion? More elaborately, how do the psychological and neurological mechanisms of emotion underlie a person’s ...