Conversations about philosophy, science, religion and spirituality


Natural Kinds (Daniel Kaufman & Massimo Pigliucci)

What are “natural kinds”? … What the former planet Pluto can teach us about natural kinds … Massimo’s changing views on theoretical entities … Is there a paradigm shift on the horizon in evolutionary biology? … Is skepticism toward natural kinds the same as skepticism toward essential properties? … Why Massimo is skeptical of the concept of "laws of nature" … Describing “ultimate reality” … Can we distinguish between sex and gender without natural kinds? … Can we have a conception of “normal” without natural kinds? …


 2019-10-02  1h37m