Learned Ignorance? On Enlightened Blindness to the Divine and the Demonic

What are the boundaries that shape modern academia, and how does it affect the science and religion conversation?

The Kantian “limits of knowledge” suggests that there are inherent constraints on what humans can know about the world, particularly in terms of metaphysical and transcendent concepts. This powerfully shapes academic discussions, often neglecting spiritual aspects of life.

In his journal article for Christian Perspectives on Science and Technology, ISCAST fellow Paul Tyson proposes “learned ignorance” as an alternative, an approach that may help reconcile science and religion.

According to Tyson, this may cause conflict, but is vital to preserving scientific integrity amidst post-truth trends.

Read the full article on the CPOSAT website.