Massimo Pigliucci

Massimo Pigliucci is a blogger and author, as well as the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He writes regularly at and His books include How To Be A Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life (Basic Books) and Science Unlimited? The Challenges of Scientism (co-edited with M. Boudry, University of Chicago Press).


Recent Posts

December 13, 2018 in Biology, Philosophy

Conscious Evolution is a Category Mistake

No, evolution is not a conscious process, and to think so is an example of what philosophers call a category mistake, predicated on a fallacy of equivocation.
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May 17, 2018 in Morality, Special Publication

Is there a universal morality?

 “…ethics has to do with how to arrive at as harmonious social interactions as it is humanly possible.”
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June 29, 2016 in Biology

The Origin of The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: An Interview with Massimo Pigliucci

Are we witnessing a new synthesis for evolutionary theory?
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