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Paul Nelson: Remembering David Raup (1933-2015)

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886
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Paul Nelson
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00:17:54
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On this episode of ID the Future, CSC Fellow Paul Nelson and Casey Luskin share memories of the late David Raup, influential invertebrate paleontologist. Listen in as Nelson shares about Raup’s early participation at Pajaro Dunes, his realism about the scientific community’s attitude toward skeptics of evolution, and his courage to engage in thoughtful discussion with those of differing viewpoints.

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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