evolution


Expelled: conspiracy or claptrap?

Sonsoles de Lacalle | 18 April 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwinism, evolution, intelligent design
Ben Stein's documentary on Darwinism opens this weekend in the US. It does no credit to the cause of religion or even of intelligent design


Nothing to be Frightened Of

Francis Phillips | 14 April 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwinism, evolution, materialism
Darwinian materialism is a grey and dreary way to live, novelist Julian Barnes suggests in his recent memoir. 


Oracles of Science

Michael Cook | 13 March 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, religion, science
Some scientists are out of their depth when they wade into philosophy and theology.


Moral sense and non-sense

Marie I. George | 13 February 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, human dignity, incest, morality, Peter Singer, Steven Pinker
The new science of morality might sound impressive to those mesmerised by science but is it really new?


Evolution For Everyone

Richard Umbers | 11 January 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution
How adaptation, consequences and heredity explain absolutely everything you ever wanted to know about what it means to be a human being.


Darwinian Fairytales

James Franklin | 25 October 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Charles Darwin, Darwinism, evolution, intelligent design, Richard Dawkins
This gem of ruthless logic and rapier wit was originally published in 1995 and, inexplicably, went out of print.


Discovering life’s design

Joe Woodard | 15 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwinism, evolution, intelligent design
The push to teach Intelligent Design as science in America's schools has reignited the long-standing debate between creationists and evolutionists over how life began.


Darwinism strikes back

Phillip Elias | 14 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, Darwin, Darwinism, evolution
It would be easier to hear the arguments for Darwin's theory if certain disciples of his would stop talking down religion.


The limits of science

Michael Cook | 14 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwinism, evolution, intelligent design
Intelligent Design is compatible with Christian theology, but it is not the only such approach to evolution that is. A philosopher clarifies his views.


Is intelligent design really science?

Michael Cook | 23 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwinism, evolution, intelligent design
Is intelligent design really science? Or is it a kind of disguised creationism?


Jurassic theories

Michael Cook | 21 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, evolution, secularization, transhumanism
An expert on dinosaurs claims to have delivered a killer blow to the credentials of religion by examining international health statistics. It's not very convincing.


The crowded house of evolution

Phillip Elias | 17 June 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: Charles Darwin, creationism, Darwinism, evolution, Richard Dawkins
What did Richard Dawkins, the world's foremost champion of Darwinism, mean by saying that he believed in evolution but could not prove it?


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