Category Archives: Ethics
Schedule for the November meeting, “Fifty years of science/faith interaction: A Tribute to Bob Newman”
To register for this event, go to this link. Friday night, November 5. Dinner for full and contributing members. Contact the organizers for details. Saturday, November 6. Venue: Trinity Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, Virginia. (For directions see this page.) The event … Continue reading
Book Review: An engineering approach to fiction?
Diary of a Robot, by Lewis Jenkins, (available at Lulu) clearly bears the stamp that its author has a long history doing engineering in high-tech firms. The book revolves around the question: what is a “good” robot? If I am an engineer and … Continue reading
Thomas Jefferson’s Creator
Jon Meacham’s “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” (Random House, 2012) is a biography well worth reading. While I would have liked to have read more about Jefferson’s astonishing knowledge and practice of meteorology, archaeology, astronomy, paleontology, architecture, surveying, botany, … Continue reading