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Logan Gage

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New Michael Chaberek Book Is a Debate-Changer on Thomistic Evolution

On this episode of ID the Future, philosopher Logan Gage speaks with Sarah Chaffee about the new book Aquinas and Evolution by Fr. Michael Chaberek. Philosophers in the tradition of Thomas Aquinas — Thomistic evolutionists — have pressured Intelligent Design theorists, saying that it gets Aquinas wrong, in fact it even gets God wrong. Dr. Gage says Fr. Chaberek’s book counters that pressure and shows how “Thomistic” evolution contradicts Aquinas.

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When Athens Met Jerusalem With John Mark Reynolds

On this episode of ID the Future Logan Gage interviews CSC Fellow John Mark Reynolds, author of the new book, When Athens Met Jerusalem: An Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought.

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The Line Through the Heart: Natural Law and J. Budziszewski

On this episode of ID the Future Logan Gage interviews CSC fellow J. Budziszewski on his new book, The Line Through the Heart: Natural Law as Fact, Theory, and Sign of Contradiction. What is Natural Law? Listen in as Dr. Budziszewski explains how humans as rational creatures differ from animals driven by instinct, and the evidence for “a deep structure to the human moral intellect” or design in Natural Law.

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Atheist Antithesis 

In this episode of IDTF, CSC’s Logan Gage discusses the “new” atheists’ approach to religion as a byproduct of evolution. Citing new research which shows that some religious beliefs and ways of processing are innate and are thus not accumulated by experience, Gage explains why the “new” atheists’ views are unfairly biased against religious beliefs and why they are ultimately self defeating.

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Another Look at The Devil’s Delusion

In this episode of IDTF CSC’s Logan Gage takes another look at David Berlinski’s The Devil’s Delusion. Gage reviews the book and examines how Berlinski masterfully takes apart the arrogant claims of the new atheists and then calls capital ‘S’ Science — which has supposedly proven there is no God — back to earth.

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Deconstructing Dawkins

On this episode of ID the Future, Logan Paul Gage reviews Alister McGrath’s The Dawkins Delusion, the first book-length critique of Richard Dawkins’ infamous The God Delusion. Listen in as Gage explains where McGrath succeeds in writing “with a scholarly care and graciousness,” but fails to address Darwinism, assuming instead that theism is compatible with Darwin’s theory. Full text of Gage’s review is available here.

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Debunking Dawkins: Discussing his Edge of EvolutionBook Review 

Today ID The Future examines Richard Dawkins’ review of Michael Behe’s new book, The Edge of Evolution. Broadcasting from Washington, D.C., CSC’s Logan Gage takes aim at the arguments posed by Dawkins in his book review, revealing their shortcomings and inaccuracies.

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Politics, Evolution, and the American People

Today on ID The Future, Discovery Institute policy analyst Logan Gage examines the quest for an open discussion on evolution in both politics and science. Gage maintains that American political figures can and should encourage a spirit of openness on evolution and other topics in the scientific community. Such openness, Gage concludes, will equip today’s students to compete in an increasingly globalized world. Gage’s comments first appeared on June 15th on examiner.com

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Deadly Medicine: The forgotten history of eugenics

On this episode of ID The Future, CSC’s Logan Gage points out that only one century ago, eugenics — the attempt to improve the human race through better breeding — was all the rage in the scientific world. And this spring marks the centenary of the world’s first forced-sterilization law.

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Is Richard Dawkins Contradicting Himself by Taking Credit for Writing His Own Book?

On this episode of ID The Future CSC’s Logan Gage asks, who wrote Richard Dawkins’ latest book, The God Delusion? Gage interviews AEI’s Joe Manzari who questioned Dawkins about this at a recent event promoting the book. A strong determinist, which Dawkins would seem to be as a staunchly atheistic Darwinist, believes that everything is pre-determined by material processes. So, taking credit for writing a book is illogical. Does Dawkins believe determinism is true? Does he think people are responsible for their actions or not?