Standpoint War

War as a crisis of rationality

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Russian propaganda claims that NATO is at war with Russia in Ukraine. «No, this is a war of the archaic with the future, and in this war the crisis of rational thought has manifested itself with all its acuteness,» philosophers argue. Has science, as the pinnacle of rational thought, lost in this war? No, on the contrary, science is helping to resist the archaic, explains Eugene Koonin, Senior Investigator at the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, in episode 5 of the podcast «Invasion: Science at War».

Author: Olga Orlova

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