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The Universe Next Door: Dr. Paul Nelson

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803
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Paul Nelson
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00:24:17
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On this episode of ID the Future, hear Dr. Paul Nelson’s latest discussion with Tom Woodward on The Universe Next Door. Nelson and Woodward talk about what can be conceptualized about the origin of life from the story of Humpty Dumpty; Dr. Nelson’s experience in graduate school, and his recent visit to the intelligent design community in Brazil; and finally, current research around self-replicating RNA and the origin of life.

Paul Nelson

Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture
Paul A. Nelson is currently a Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. He is a philosopher of biology who has been involved in the intelligent design debate internationally for three decades. His grandfather, Byron C. Nelson (1893-1972), a theologian and author, was an influential mid-20th century dissenter from Darwinian evolution. After Paul received his B.A. in philosophy with a minor in evolutionary biology from the University of Pittsburgh, he entered the University of Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. (1998) in the philosophy of biology and evolutionary theory.
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The Universe Next Door