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|Named Person:||Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Phillip E Johnson
|Description:||220 pages ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||The legal setting --
Natural selection --
Mutations great and small --
The fossil problem --
The fact of evolution --
The vertebrate sequence --
The molecular evidence --
Prebiological evolution --
The rules of science --
Darwinist religion --
Darwinist education --
Science and pseudoscience --
The book and its critics.
|Responsibility:||Phillip E. Johnson.|
Is evolution fact or fancy? Is natural selection an unsupported hypothesis or a confirmed mechanism of evolutionary change? These were the courageous questions that professor of law Phillip Johnson originally took up in 1991. His relentless pursuit to follow the evidence wherever it leads remains as relevant today as then. The facts and the logic of the arguments that purport to establish a theory of evolution based on Darwinian principles, says Johnson, continue to draw their strength from faith--faith in philosophical naturalism. In this edition Johnson responds to critics of the first edition and maintains that scientists have put the cart before the horse, regarding as scientific fact what really should be regarded as a yet unproved hypothesis.
- Evolution (Biology)
- Intelligent design (Teleology)
- Evolution -- Moral and ethical aspects.
- Evolution -- Philosophy.
- Evolution -- Study and teaching.
- Evolution -- Religious aspects.
- Natural selection.
- Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882.
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