Date December 2, 2014
__edited, biology, origin of life, The Universe Next Door
The Universe Next Door: Dr. Paul Nelson, pt. 2
December 2, 2014
Guest Paul Nelson
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On this episode of
ID the Future, Dr. Paul Nelson is again on The Universe Next Door with Dr. Tom Woodward, this time discussing the levinthal paradox. They also talk more about the origin of life, and what orphan genes can contribute to the topic.
Photo by Nathan Jacobson, © Discovery Institute 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.