The Darwin delusion

March 8, 2012

Kristrún Gunnarsdóttir is certainly entitled to dismiss the theological bent of my book Humanity 2.0 (Books, 1 March), even if her preferred alternative remains mysterious. However, she is not entitled to characterise my position as anti-evolutionary. On the contrary, while I may be anti-Darwinian, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin is one of the book's heroes. Since Gunnarsdóttir wishes to expand the discourse on humanity's future, she might start by not conflating Darwinism and evolution.

Steve Fuller, Auguste Comte chair in social epistemology, University of Warwick

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