HOMINID EVOLUTION AND THE BIRTH OF THE SPECIES
Daniel P. Buxhoeveden
University of South Carolina
The Human as an Object in Science
I want to talk about the conception of the human not in the context of the individual person, but as the emergence of a species. I hope to show that the fossil record demonstrates some things about our ancestors which set us apart from the kind of animal we had been. Furthermore, I will consider where we are going.
Perhaps no other period in history spent more time and effort pondering the question of human identity than the modern era. To be sure, the problem
GOD IN A QUANTUM WORLD
Recent developments in quantum, evolution and relativity theory are changing our way of conceptualizing God’s being and activity in and beyond the cosmos.