Date November 4, 2016
__edited, Royal Society of London
Paul Nelson on the Royal Society Meeting Questioning Neo-Darwinism
November 4, 2016
Guest Paul Nelson
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On this episode of
ID the Future, Andrew McDiarmid interviews Paul Nelson on the upcoming Royal Society conference he will be attending, New trends in evolutionary biology: biological, philosophical and social science perspectives. Nelson shares about his expectations for the controversial gathering.
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.