The Scientism Delusion? Ian Hutchinson Explores Science and Faith at Emory University

  • Video
  • 45 minute talk (+ 45 minutes of questions and answers)
  • Level: all audiences

Ian Hutchinson is Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering in the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering and Plasma Science and Fusion Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This is a Veritas Forum talk Hutchinson gave at Emory University. From the Veritas Forum:

Since its beginning, science has demonstrated its uncapped ability to uncover and explain our universe… or has it? MIT Professor and Christian Ian Hutchinson argues that the fairly recent view that science can explain everything, or scientism, makes unrealistic promises of the scientific method. Instead, Hutchinson opens up a world in which multiple ways of knowing, including science, are equally legitimate. Among them, Hutchinson argues, is faith. Join Dr. Hutchinson and the Emory audience for a discussion about science, faith, and how we come to know the world.

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