Expert Opinion Editor For The Boston Globe; Columnist

The author of many books, including:

— The Science of Love: Healing a Human Being

— How The Inner Sea Came to Be the Natural Land

— The Art of Love: A Modern Perspective on Love

— Why Are Angels Human?

— How Humans Become Human: What Would Happen if the Universe Was An Artificial Planet?

The editor of the scientific journal The Nature of People.

Editor’s Note: This post was first published May 30, 2017.

The editor, Stephen E. Estrin, writes for The New York Times, as well as The Washington Post, for Nature magazine.

— “Life and Nature,” Time

If you’re wondering where to start with a “philosophy of science,” in some senses it doesn’t matter what you learn about how our minds work, or how we learn to live and die with each other, it has to do with what’s called the philosophy of life.

The philosophy, in its basic form, is an idea of what science ought to do. But the philosophy can be a form of psychological warfare, of what’s called “psychological war.” The philosophy has become more sophisticated for purposes other than a metaphysical war over who’s right or wrong.

First, there’s an interesting little study,