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Biology Worthy of Life

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(May 17, 2016:) Evolution and the Purposes of Life — now appearing in The New Atlantis. This expansive article asks whether evolutionary theory really does explain the purposive activity of organisms, as advertised by the theory’s proponents. Or, rather, does the presence of purposive activity raise fundamental questions about the theory?

(November 10, 2015:) Genes and Organisms: Improvising the Dance of Life — The organism is a living, intentional activity coordinating its parts in relation to the needs of the whole. This truth is made extraordinarily vivid in the regulation of gene expression.