Professor Berube's review of my book is illuminating and in general very fair. My only complaint is with his attribution to me, in the last six paragraphs of his review, of views about the philosophical foundations of ethics that are nowhere asserted (or implied) in my book and that I do not in fact hold. More details can be found at http://www.physics.nyu.edu/faculty/sokal/letter.to.berube.Nov_22_08.html
posted by Alan Sokal
March 20, 2009
"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a North Carolina State University research assistant professor. Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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