Intelligent Thought: Science versus the Intelligent Design Movement
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2007 - Science - 272 pages
Evolutionary science lies at the heart of a modern understanding of the natural world. Darwin’s theory has withstood 150 years of scientific scrutiny, and today it not only explains the origin and design of living things, but highlights the importance of a scientific understanding in our culture and in our lives.
Recently the movement known as “Intelligent Design” has attracted the attention of journalists, educators, and legislators. The scientific community is puzzled and saddened by this trend–not only because it distorts modern biology, but also because it diverts people from the truly fascinating ideas emerging from the real science of evolution. Here, join fifteen of our preeminent thinkers whose clear, accessible, and passionate essays reveal the fact and power of Darwin’s theory, and the beauty of the scientific quest to understand our world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Razinha - LibraryThing
This is not the silver bullet that can be used to dispel IDers, nor is it anti-religion if you are looking for that. It is a collection of 16 essays from true scientists (evolutionary biologists ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing
A tour de force of some of the best mines in science and philosophy explaining evolutionary theory, and laying the evidence up against that of intelligent design. Intelligent design fails to make the ... Read full review
LEONARD SUSSKIND The Good Fight
DENNETT The Hoax of Intelligent
NEIL H SHUBIN The Great Transition
RICHARD DAWKINS Intelligent Aliens
SCOTT ATRAN Unintelligent Design
STUART A KAUFFMAN Intelligent Design
SETH LLOYD How Smart
LISA RANDALL Designing Words
HAUSER Parental Guidance
APPENDIX Excerpt from the AIemorandum
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