Intelligent design news from the 19th of January to the 25th of January, 2011.
So many things are going on with this blog at the moment, it’s hard to find the time to finish any one thing. But you can be sure that, on a Tuesday night, I’ll be sitting down to get TWiID out in one go, no matter what. Well, within reason, of course.
The ID annual review for 2010 is nearly finished and will be out in a few days, but I’m also finishing the next post [...]
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William Dembski is arguably seen as the most philosophically competent member of the intelligent design movement, at least by people supportive or sympathetic to ID. However, few are familiar with the gross mistakes he makes in his academic papers and books, mistakes that philosophers of science have been pointing out for over a decade, with mixed success in terms of responses from Dembski to the criticisms.
Wesley Elsberry and Jeffery Shallit add
Most people don’t have journal access, so it’s always wonderful when academic papers are made available for free online – it’s even better when the papers are related to ID and evolution! The latest edition of Synthese, a philosophy journal, has a theme, and that theme is “Evolution and its rivals” (in other words: “Intelligent design and why it’s wrong – philosophers of science give their perspective”). The edition’s ten papers are free to download until the 31st of December, but don’t be lazy and miss out!
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