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A selection of some of Stephen C. Meyer’s most noteworthy articles. Also consider Meyer’s Op-Eds. For a more comprehensive list of Meyer’s writings, browse all of Steve’s articles.

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fossil trilobite imprint in the sediment.
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The Origin of Biological Information and the Higher Taxonomic Categories

On August 4th, 2004 an extensive review essay by Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, Director of Discovery Institute's Center for Science & Culture appeared in the Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington (volume 117, no. 2, pp. 213-239). Dr. Meyer argues that no current materialistic theory of evolution can account for the origin of the information necessary to build novel animal forms. Read More ›
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The Meanings of Evolution

Not all senses of evolution have the same epistemological standing. We can assert confidently that evolution “has occurred” but we may be more uncertain about how it occurred. Read More ›
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A Scopes Trial for the ’90s

A distinguished biology professor, Dean Kenyon, was forbidden to teach his course not because he taught evolutionary theory (which he did) but because he offered a critical assessment of it. Read More ›