biologist, humanist, rationalist

Lewis Wolpert

Lewis Wolpert is Emeritus Professor in Cell and Developmental Biology. He was the chief editor of the Journal of Theoretical Biology, chairman of the Committee on the Public Understanding of Science and vice president of the British Humanist Association. He unfolded his rationalistic outlook on humanity in books such as The Unnatural Nature of Science (1994) and Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast. The Evolutionary Origins of Belief (2006).

Published in

Journal Nexus
2014

Nexus 67

School der beschaving
Journal Nexus
2011

Nexus 59

De laatste vragen van Gustav Mahler

Speaker at

Conference

Gustav Mahler’s Ultimate Questions

The Questor Hero

14 May 2011 9.40 - 17.30 Het Muziektheater Amsterdam

Video

With Constantin Floros, Adam Zagajewski, George Klein, Slavoj Zizek, Allan Janik and Lewis Wolpert.

Photo

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Photo: Joyce van Belkom