But Is It Science?

ISBN-10: 1591025826

ISBN-13: 9781591025825

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert T. Pennock, Robert J. Richards

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This excellent collection, now fully updated, will inform readers about the history of the Creation/Evolution debate and bring philosophical clarity to the complex arguments on both sides.
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List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 577
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Michael Ruse is Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy, Florida State University. The author of many books, including The Philosophy of Biology and Taking Darwin Seriously, he is also the founder and editor of the journal Biology and Philosophy. He has appeared on "Quirks and Quarks" and the Discovery Channel.

Religious, Scientific, and Philosophical Background
Introduction to Part I
The Bible (Genesis 1 and 2; John 1:1-18)
Natural Theology
On the Origin of Species
Objections to Mr. Darwin's Theory of the Origin of Species
The Origin of Species
What Is Darwinism?
Darwinism as a Metaphysical Research Program
Karl Popper's Philosophy of Biology
Human Nature: One Evolutionist's View
Universal Darwinism
Creation Science and the McLean Case
Introduction to Part II
The Creationists
Creation, Evolution, and the Historical Evidence
Witness Testimony Sheet: McLean v. Arkansas Board of Education
United States District Court Opinion: McLean v. Arkansas Board of Education
The Demise of the Demarcation Problem
Science at the Bar - Causes for Concern
Pro Judice
More on Creationism
Commentary: Philosophers at the Bar - Some Reasons for Restraint
Intelligent Design Creationism and the Kitzmiller Case
Introduction to Part III
But Isn't It Creationism? The Beginnings of "Intelligent Design" in the Midst of the Arkansas and Louisiana Litigation
What Is Darwinism?
Is It Science Yet? Intelligent Design, Creationism, and the Constitution
Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District Expert Witness Testimony
Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District Expert Report
A Step toward the Legalization of Science Studies
What Is Wrong with Intelligent Design?
United States District Court Memorandum Opinion: Kitzmiller, et al. v. Dover Area School District, et al.
Can't Philosophers Tell the Difference between Science and Religion? Demarcation Revisited
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