E. O. Wilson’s attempt to unite the sciences and humanities in his latest book, The Origins of Creativity, left me conflicted. But E. O. Wilson still has a deft pen and a fine mind. Read my latest book review up at Nothing in Particular.
While reading Edward O. Wilson’s latest book, The Origins of Creativity, a quote from a recent read by Abby Smith Rumsey kept coming to mind. “Scientists separate how questions from why and dwell exclusively on what is, not what ought to be. This is a moral hazard Socrates warned against—that by alienating our knowledge, making it ‘external to us,’ we have brought an immense […]