Victor Stenger – The Future of Naturalism Interview
Victor Stenger is Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy, University of Hawaii (retired in 2000) Research Fellow, Center for Inquiry – Transnational CFI Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry CSI. In this interview Professor Stenger talks about his latest book “God: The Failed Hypothesis”. Victor Stenger looks at the idea that God is not required by any scientific data to model our Universe, as Laplace’s famous alleged statement to Napoleon about God, “I have no need for that hypothesis”. Professor Stenger also talks about the postmodernist butchery of science and describes the misunderstanding of quantum mechanics by the “quantum mystics” like Deepak Chopra, Mahesh Yogi and others He also addresses the anthropic principle, the scientific basis of string theory and the scientific argument against god from a probabilistic perspective.
This interview has been Recorded at the Future of Naturalism conference at the Center for Inquiry. Victor Stenger’s article page can be read from Mukto-Mona.