Philip Kitcher

2008 Lannan Literary Award for Notable Book Awards

living with darwin by philip kitcher book coverThis Lannan Notable Book Award recognizes Living with Darwin: Evolution, Design, and the Future of Faith by Philip Kitcher.

“In a time of strident pronouncements on the intersection of science and religion, Kitcher has introduced a calm and humane voice.” — H. Allen Orr, New York Review of Books.

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Philip Kitcher is the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. An eminent philosopher, he is the author of many books on philosophy, science, literature, and music, including Abusing Science: The Case Against Creationism; The Lives to Come: The Genetic Revolution and Human Possibilities; Vaulting Ambition: Sociobiology and the Quest for Human Knowledge; Science, Truth, and Democracy; In Mendel’s Mirror: Philosophical Reflections on Biology; and Finding an Ending: Reflections on Wagner’s Ring.  His most recent book is Joyce’s Kaleidoscope: An Invitation to Finnegan’s Wake.

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