Lewis Wolpert

South Africa, 1929

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).


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


Photo: Joyce van Belkom