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Double-Standards in Scientific Journals

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99
Guests
Paul Nelson
Duration
00:05:54
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This episode of ID the Future features a clip of Discovery senior fellow Paul Nelson speaking at the 2006 ID Under Fire conference on the double-standard of ID in scientific journals. Dr. Nelson tells the story of how critics of intelligent design fault it for being merely a “religious idea,” then proceed to respond to the scientific case made by biochemist Michael Behe.

The full video of this conference, Intelligent Design Under Fire: Experts Cross-Examine the Top Proponents of Intelligent Design Theory, is available from the Access Research Network .

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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