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

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

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

How cosmology and creation coincide

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

Are you reading this because you want to? Or because the neurons in your brain want you to?

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

The role of emotions in problem solving

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