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Biological Information: The Puzzle of Life that Darwinism Hasn’t Solved

Today's New York Times features an article by science writer Nicholas Wade highlighting what Wade calls "surprising advances [that] have renewed confidence that a terrestrial explanation for life's origins will eventually emerge." Read More ›

Signature in the Cell due in stores June 23rd

Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, by Stephen C. Meyer, will be published by HarperOne Books (an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers) on June 23rd, 2009. You can preorder copies here.
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An interview with Dr. Stephen C. Meyer

Q. In your author photo you’re not wearing a white lab coat or holding a test tube or a beaker or anything like that. You’ve written a book about science but are you a real scientist? A. I’m a philosopher of science with a record of peer-reviewed publications in technical, scientific, philosophical and other books and journals. As a professional scientific theorist, I’ve been studying and writing about the origin of life since I received my PhD at Cambridge University in the field in 1991. There is a widespread misunderstanding that only men in white lab coats can legitimately “do” science. Of course laboratory work is crucial to the advance of science, but the most important scientific discoveries in modern times have Read More ›
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A Scientific History and Philosophical Defense of the Theory of Intelligent Design

What is this theory of intelligent design, and where did it come from? And why does it arouse such passion and inspire such apparently determined efforts to suppress it? Read More ›
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Michael Ruse on Think Tank with Ben Wattenburg Show

Debate With Michael Ruse on Ben Wattenberg’s Think Tank (PBS)

Ben Wattenberg moderates this matchup with Darwinist Michael Ruse, who was also featured in the movie Expelled.  This debate gets into the philosophical implications of design and Darwinism and the distinctions between the scientific evidence and the implications for both theories. Part 1 Part 2