Category - Lewontin Special Issue

Biology at Another Crossroads

Mainstream philosophy of science can no longer sideline dialectical materialism. A survey of nascent ideas across different fields in biology reveals the enduring legacy of Richard Lewontin.

Biology as Ideology at 30

Richard Lewontin's Biology as Ideology exposes how economic and social forces shape our conception of biology, and how such an ideological commitment in scientific practices fails to realize science's potential to solve human problems.