Deception by Design: The Intelligent Design Movement in America

Cover
Red and Black Publishers, 2007 - 243 Seiten
A history of the anti-evolution Intelligent Design movement in the US, from the Scopes trial in 1925, through the rise of creation science in the 1980's, to the rise of intelligent design theory in the 1990's. Appendix includes the Wedge Document, a leaked internal planning paper which spells out the theocratic political goals of the Intelligent Design movement.
 

Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben

Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.

Ausgewählte Seiten

Inhalt

A History of Fundamentalism
17
Separation of Church and State
33
The courts and churchstate issues
44
Efforts to undermine churchstate separation
49
Creation Science Appears
59
Creation Science Arguments
77
What is the scientific theory of creation?
78
The age of the earth
85
Probability of life
120
Arkansas and Louisiana
123
The Birth of Intelligent Design Theory
141
Intelligent Design Arguments
157
What is the scientific theory of intelligent design?
166
Irreducible complexity
170
Complex specified information and Dembskis filter
174
Cambrian explosion
178

The fossil record
87
Archaeopteryx
101
Therapsids
105
Thermodynamics
112
Information theory and genetic information
114
What good is half an eye?
115
Cambrian explosion
118
The Rise of Intelligent Design
181
The Fall of Intelligent Design
193
Teach the Controversy
215
Conclusion
225
The Wedge Document
227
Sources and Reading List
237
Urheberrecht

Häufige Begriffe und Wortgruppen

Über den Autor (2007)

LENNY FLANK JR., has kept more than 100 different species of reptiles over the past twenty-five years. He is the author of five books on reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates, and has written articles for "Reptiles Magazine" and "Reptile and Amphibian Hobbyist" magazine.

Bibliografische Informationen