Philip Hefner on Experience

This blogpost offers a summary and review of “Theology and Science: Engaging the Richness of Experience“. Philip Hefner argues that the significance of the relation between science and theology is to be found in the meaning that emerges from this relation. This meaning is both expressed and recreated through language. Hefner sees theology’s role as interpretative. […]

Duke researchers analyze geographic location’s influence on bird song – Duke Chronicle

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution Duke researchers analyze geographic location’s influence on bird song Duke Chronicle Although the researchers do not have one clear favored explanation for this pattern, the results show that song is not evolving in a random pattern in these… Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: One step closer to understanding the evolution of […]

Chomsky and the evolution of language – libcom.org (blog)

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution Chomsky and the evolution of language libcom.org (blog) Noam Chomsky recently appeared on the Skeptically Speaking podcast to discuss the evolution of language. Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: Not only Noam Chomsky, but also Terrence Deacon, and Con Slobodchikoff are interviewed here on the biological roots of language. Definitely an interesting […]

As Languages Disappear, So Does Our Priceless Culture And Heritage – International Business Times

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution International Business Times As Languages Disappear, So Does Our Priceless Culture And Heritage International Business Times In our depressingly globalized world, where commerce trumps above all, regional cultures and languages are dying. Tom Uytterhoeven‘s insight: Just as we need biodiversity, we need cultural diversity… See on http://www.ibtimes.com