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Colin Wright talks with Jim about the new evolution deniers & its impact on his academic career, sex & gender, nature AND nurture, postmodernism, whiskey, and more…
Colin Wright talks with Jim about his critiques of the new evolution deniers & the impact it had on his search for academic faculty positions, the connections & differences between sex & gender, primary vs secondary sex traits, the re-emergence of the blank slate theory, the naturalistic fallacy, embracing nature AND nurture, dangers of postmodernism, critical race theory, religion & dogma, religious behavior without the supernatural, Colin & Jim’s appreciation of whiskey, and more.
Mentions & Recommendations
- Colin’s Quillette article, The New Evolution Deniers
- Colin’s Publication History
- Quillette article, What Explains the Resistance to Evolutionary Psychology?
- Darwin’s Dangerous Idea by Daniel Dennett
- John Vervaeke
Colin Wright is an evolutionary biologist, Quillette assistant editor, and lover of whisk(e)y, fitness, and ideas.