Winning by Design
How ID Advocates Can Effectively Respond to the Growing Backlash
by William A. Dembski
It is to our advantage to discuss intelligent design (ID) and naturalistic evolution on their merits, because the evidence and arguments are on our side. For the same reason (though they wouldn’t put it that way), the other side needs to delegitimate the debate by casting intelligent design as a pseudoscience and characterizing its significance as purely political and religious, not scientific.
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William A. Dembski is Associate Research Professor in the Conceptual Foundations of Science at Baylor University and a senior fellow with the Discovery Institute?s Center for Science and Culture. He is the author of many books, including Intelligent Design (InterVarsity Press), No Free Lunch (Rowman & Littlefield), and The Design Revolution (InterVarsity Press); and the editor, with James Kushiner, of Signs of Intelligence (Brazos), a collection taken from the first Touchstone special issue on intelligent design.
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