The Resource Uncommon Dissent: : Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing, (ebook)

Uncommon Dissent: : Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing, (ebook)

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Uncommon Dissent: : Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing
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Uncommon Dissent:
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Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing
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eng
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Recent years have seen the rise to prominence of ever more sophisticated philosophical and scientific critiques of the ideas marketed under the name of Darwinism. In Uncommon Dissent, mathematician and philosopher William A. Dembski brings together essays by leading intellectuals who find one or more aspects of Darwinism unpersuasive. As Dembski explains, Darwinism has gathered around itself an aura of invincibility that is inhospitable to rational discussion-to say the least: "Darwinism, its proponents assure us, has been overwhelmingly vindicated. Any resistance to it is futile and indicates bad faith or worse." Indeed, those who question the Darwinian synthesis are supposed, in the famous formulation of Richard Dawkins, to be ignorant, stupid, insane, or wicked. The hostility of dogmatic Darwinians like Dawkins has not, however, prevented the advent of a growing cadre of scholarly critics of metaphysical Darwinism. The measured, thought-provoking essays in Uncommon Dissent make it increasingly obvious that these critics are not the brainwashed fundamentalist buffoons that Darwinism's defenders suggest they are, but rather serious, skeptical, open-minded inquirers whose challenges pose serious questions about the viability of Darwinist ideology. The intellectual power of their contributions to Uncommon Dissent is bracing
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Dembski, William
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576.8/2
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non fiction
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  • Darwin, Charles
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Intelligent design (Teleology)
  • Creationism
  • Religion and science
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Uncommon Dissent: : Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing, (ebook)
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9781497648951
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MWT11613931
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11613931
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Uncommon Dissent: : Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497648951
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11613931
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11613931
System control number
MWT11613931
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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