ID the Future Intelligent Design, Evolution, and Science Podcast

C.S. Lewis & Science: An Interview with The Magician’s Twin Director Dr. John West

John G. West
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On this episode of ID the Future, hear from Dr. John West, director of the new documentary The Magician’s Twin: C.S. Lewis and the Case against Scientism, now available to watch for free at YouTube. Dr. West discusses the inspiration behind the film’s title and gives examples of how C.S. Lewis’s warnings have proved to be prophetic of society today.

Also be sure to download a free chapter of the book The Magician’s Twin, edited by Dr. John West.

John G. West

Senior Fellow, Managing Director, and Vice President of Discovery Institute
Dr. John G. West is Vice President of the Seattle-based Discovery Institute and Managing Director of the Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. Formerly the Chair of the Department of Political Science and Geography at Seattle Pacific University, West is an award-winning author and documentary filmmaker who has written or edited 12 books, including Darwin Day in America: How Our Politics and Culture Have Been Dehumanized in the Name of Science, The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society, and Walt Disney and Live Action: The Disney Studio’s Live-Action Features of the 1950s and 60s. His documentary films include Fire-Maker, Revolutionary, The War on Humans, and (most recently) Human Zoos. West holds a PhD in Government from Claremont Graduate University, and he has been interviewed by media outlets such as CNN, Fox News, Reuters, Time magazine, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post.
The Magician's Twin