Learning a great deal by disagreeing with an excellent interlocutor—and thinking hard "out loud."
Thinking about what “Strong AI” actually is and means.
Inductive and deductive arguments are not the only ways to form rational, well-warranted beliefs.
The physical constants of the universe give us good reason to think God exists.
Against an argument which isn't even coherent, much less a defeater.
A key debate in the philosophy of science (with interesting implications for young-earth creationism).
Physicalism is not and cannot be a consequence of science.
Even when two claims yield the same prediction, their truth content matters.
Biology and physics are different in more ways than one.
The limits of Aristotelian science (and why Kuhn might be exaggerating a bit).
Exactness, explanatory power, causality, and meaning in science.
Different sciences, different methodologies, different "laws."
The demarcation problem, fuzzy lines, and mild discomfort.
How science and philosophy seek to answer questions.
Do unobservables actually exist? (A riddle. Let the reader understand.)
Why it is defective, and what a good alternative might be.
Two proposed solutions (in very brief).