Stephen C. Meyer Author, Philosopher, and Director of the Center for Science and Culture

Month: November 2009

Signature in the Cell Named One of Top Books of the Year by Times Literary Supplement

Stephen Meyer’s Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design is being named one of the top books of 2009 in the prestigious Times Literary Supplement (TLS) annual “Books of the Year” issue, officially due out later this week. The selection was made by prominent philosopher (and noted atheist) Thomas Nagel at New York University. The books issue is not online yet, but the TLS website has posted a preview of Nagel’s endorsement of the book: Stephen C. Meyer’s Signature in the Cell: DNA and the evidence for Intelligent Design (HarperCollins) is a detailed account of the problem of how life came into existence from lifeless matter — something that had to happen before the process of biological evolution could begin. The controversy over Read More ›

Stephen Meyer CNN Op-ed for Anniversary of Darwin’s Origin: Pro-Darwin consensus doesn’t rule out intelligent design

As part of the recognition of this being the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species, CNN.com today published this piece by CSC Director Stephen C. Meyer.: Pro-Darwin consensus doesn’t rule out intelligent design STORY HIGHLIGHTS Stephen Meyer says there are scientific reasons to doubt consensus about Darwin’s theory Meyer: Fossil record challenges idea that organisms evolved from a single ancestor Meyer: There is compelling scientific evidence of actual intelligent design Darwin is the subject of adulation that teeters on the edge of hero worship, expressed in everything from scholarly seminars and lecture series to best-selling new atheist tracts like those by Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens. The atheists claim that Darwin disproved once and for all Read More ›

Citizenlink’s Friday Five featuring Dr. Stephen Meyer

With the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species fast approaching, Dr. Meyer explains the holes in the theory of evolution and the magnificent ode to intelligent design. He discusses Darwin’s legacy, the science community’s reaction to intelligent design and more in this Q&A.

The Michael Medved Show: Meyer Debates Mooney

Stephen Meyer debates science writer Chris Mooney on the Michael Medved show about the scientific consensus and scientific literacy in America.  https://www.discovery.org/v/scientific-literacy-in-america-the-michael-medved-show/

Signature In The Cell Cracks Bestseller List at Amazon.com

Today Amazon.com announced their bestselling books of 2009 and Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design (HarperOne) by Dr. Stephen C. Meyer made the top ten in the science category. According to Amazon.com, books on its 2009 list of best sellers are “[r]anked according to customer orders through October. Only books published for the first time in 2009 are eligible.” The book’s publisher, HarperOne, reports that the book is entering its fifth printing in as many months, and continues to sell strongly both online and in stores.  “Here we are, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Origin of Species, a book mistakenly assumed to have killed the design argument in science,” said Robert Crowther, director of communications at Discovery Read More ›

Stephen Meyer on The Dennis Miller Show

Recently Dr. Meyer was on The Dennis Miller Show, where he talked about Signature in the Cell, Francis Crick’s sequence hypothesis, and more.  Click here to listen.

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