Oct 29, 2012 — Humans may well be programmed to seek purpose in everything — mountains, for instance — whether one exists or not. Commentator Tania Lombrozo says that it's not irrational to seek purpose in our scientific quest to understand the natural world, but that we won't always find it.
May 1, 2012 — There are those in the physics community who have no room for philosophy. At stake in their stance is a critical question living deep in the foundations of modern physics: What are the limits of science?
Mar 27, 2012 — A truly interesting discussion about science and human spiritual endeavor (including its manifestations in religion) could go much farther than debates about cosmology.
Mar 26, 2012 — Listen to a provocative conversation between evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins and NPR commentator Barbara J. King, on the nature of science, reason and faith. In her blog post, King reflects on the conversation.
Feb 16, 2012 — Next month, a non-believers' Woodstock comes to Washington. Commentator Barbara J. King considers whether headline speaker Richard Dawkins is the best person to lead The Reason Rally's fight against negative stereotypes of non-believers.