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Uncommon Dissent [electronic resource] : Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing

Author/Creator:
Dembski, William.
Publication:
Newburyport : Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2014.
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Book
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Subjects:
Evolution (Biology) -- Religious aspects.
Intelligent design (Teleology).
Creationism.
Religion and science.
Local subjects:
Creationism. (search)
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882- -- Criticism and interpretation. (search)
Evolution (Biology) -- Religious aspects. (search)
Intelligent design (Teleology). (search)
Religion and science. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Recent years have seen the rise to prominence of ever more sophisticated philosophical and scientific critiques of the ideas marketed under the name of Darwinism. In Uncommon Dissent, mathematician and philosopher William A. Dembski brings together essays by leading intellectuals who find one or more aspects of Darwinism unpersuasive. As Dembski explains, Darwinism has gathered around itself an aura of invincibility that is inhospitable to rational discussion-to say the least: "Darwinism, its proponents assure us, has been overwhelmingly vindicated. Any resistance to it is futile and indicates
Contents:
Cover Page; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword John Wilson; Introduction: The Myths of Darwinism William A. Dembski; Part I: A Crisis of Confidence; 1. The Check Is in the Mail: Why Darwinism Fails to Inspire Confidence Robert C. Koons; 2. Darwinism as Dogma: The Establishment of Naturalism Phillip E. Johnson; 3. The Miracles of Darwinism Marcel-Paul SchĂĽtzenberger 1996 Interview with La Recherche; Part II: Darwinism's Cultural Inroads; 4. Darwin Meets the Berenstain Bears: Evolution as a Total Worldview Nancy R. Pearcey; 5.Teaching the Flaws in Neo-Darwinism Edward Sisson
6. Accept No Imitations: The Rivalry of Naturalism and Natural Law J. Budziszewski7. Refereed Journals: Do They Insure Quality or Enforce Orthodoxy? Frank J. Tipler; Part III: Leaving the Darwinian Fold; 8. A Catholic Scientist Looks at Darwinism Michael J. Behe; 9. An Anti-Darwinian Intellectual Journey: Biological Order as an Inherent Property of Matter Michael John Denton; 10. Why I Am Not a Darwinist James Barham; Part IV: Auditing the Books; 11. Why Evolution Fails the Test of Science Cornelius G. Hunter
12. Darwinian Evolutionary Theory and the Life Sciences in the Twenty-First Century Roland F. Hirsch13. Cheating the Millennium: The Mounting Explanatory Debts of Scientific Naturalism Christopher Michael Langan; 14. The Deniable Darwin David Berlinski; Notes; Contributors; Index; Copyright Page
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Contributor:
Dembski, William A. Contributor
ISBN:
1-4976-4895-5
OCLC:
908094061