ID the Future Podcasting on Intelligent Design and Evolution

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David Berlinski on Cladistics and Darwin’s Doubt

On this episode of ID the Future, CSC Senior Fellow Dr. David Berlinski talks about his views on the debate over Darwinian evolution and intelligent design with Research Coordinator Casey Luskin. Berlinski discusses the “almost reflexive dogmatic reaction” of the Darwin community to Stephen Meyer’s argument for intelligent design in Darwin’s Doubt, and explains why cladistic analysis doesn’t solve the Cambrian mystery

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David Berlinski: The Nature of Numbers, pt. 2

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski continues to discuss the origin and nature of mathematics with CSC Research Coordinator Casey Luskin. Is math something waiting to be discovered, or is it a construct of the human mind? Listen in as Dr. Berlinski examines the mystery of mathematics, and reflects on the blurry distinction between math that is “discovered” and math that is “created.”

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David Berlinski: The Nature of Numbers, pt. 1

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski talks about the nature of numbers and mathematics. What exactly is a number, and does mathematics exist beyond the human mind? Dr. Berlinski and Casey Luskin discuss how what we know about math fits in with modern science.

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David Berlinski: The Nature of Numbers, pt. 2

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski continues to discuss the origin and nature of mathematics with CSC Research Coordinator Casey Luskin. Is math something waiting to be discovered, or is it a construct of the human mind? Listen in as Dr. Berlinski examines the mystery of mathematics, and reflects on the blurry distinction between math that is “discovered” and math that is “created.”

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David Berlinski: The Nature of Numbers, pt. 1

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski talks about the nature of numbers and mathematics. What exactly is a number, and does mathematics exist beyond the human mind? Dr. Berlinski and Casey Luskin discuss how what we know about math fits in with modern science

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David Berlinski on Cladistics and Darwin’s Doubt, pt. 2

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski and Casey Luskin continue their conversation on cladistics and the Cambrian explosion. Listen in as Berlinski explains the limitations of cladistic analysis and looks at some specifics of Nick Matzke’s critique of Darwin’s Doubt.

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David Berlinski on Cladistics and Darwin’s Doubt, pt. 1

On this episode of ID the Future, CSC Senior Fellow Dr. David Berlinski talks about his views on the debate over Darwinian evolution and intelligent design with Research Coordinator Casey Luskin. Berlinski discusses the “almost reflexive dogmatic reaction” of the Darwin community to Stephen Meyer’s argument for intelligent design in Darwin’s Doubt, and explains why cladistic analysis doesn’t solve the Cambrian mystery

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David Berlinski: The Devil’s Delusion, pt. 2

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski and Casey Luskin continue their conversation on some of the big topics that Berlinski explores in his book The Devil’s Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions. Listen in as they discuss theistic and materialistic arguments about cosmic fine-tuning, Richard Dawkins’s conclusions about the improbability of God, and whether humans are just another type of ape.

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David Berlinski: The Devil’s Delusion, pt. 1

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski talks with Casey Luskin about a key topic of his book The Devil’s Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions: the first cause of the universe. Berlinski compares materialist and theistic explanations for the origin of the universe, discussing big bang cosmology and religious accounts of creation.

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David Berlinski: Is Human Nature Improving? Pt. 2

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. David Berlinski continues his conversation with Casey Luskin as they examine Steven Pinker’s claim that humanity is becoming less violent. Listen in as Berlinski and Luskin discuss war trends and crime rates and consider the question: are humans fundamentally good or evil?