Objections to evolution
Objections to evolution have been raised since evolutionary ideas came to prominence in the 19th century. When Charles Darwin published his 1859 book On the Origin of Species, his theory of evolution,...
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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew about the Creation vs. Evolution Debate
ike Lehmann edits Jesus & Dawkins, a blog that looks at the intersection of Christianity, science, and atheism. Recently, Lehmann had an exchange with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham about the creatio...
More 'Evidence' of Intelligent Design Shot Down by Science
Intricate cellular components are often cited as evidence of intelligent design. They couldn’t have evolved, I.D. proponents say, because they can’t be broken down into smaller, simpler functional par...
History of creationism
The history of creationism relates to the history of thought based on the premise that the natural universe had a beginning, and came into being supernaturally. The term creationism in its broad sense...
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Creation–evolution controversy
The creation–evolution controversy (also termed the creation vs. evolution debate or the origins debate) involves a recurring cultural, political, and theological dispute about the origins of the Eart...
Creation–evolution controversy - Wikipedia
Teleological argument
A teleological or physico-theological argument, also known as an argument from design, is an argument for the existence of God or, more generally, for an intelligent creator "based on perceived eviden...
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Watchmaker analogy
The watchmaker analogy or watchmaker argument is a teleological argument. By way of an analogy, the argument states that design implies a designer. The analogy has played a prominent role in natural t...
Watchmaker analogy - Wikipedia
Evolutionary argument against naturalism
The evolutionary argument against naturalism (EAAN) is a philosophical argument regarding a perceived tension between biological evolutionary theory and philosophical naturalism — the belief that...
Haldane's dilemma
Haldane's dilemma is a limit on the speed of beneficial evolution, first calculated by J. B. S. Haldane in 1957, and clarified further by later commentators. Creationists, and proponents of intelligen...
Irreducible complexity
Irreducible complexity (IC) is a pseudoscientific theory promoted by advocates of intelligent design and evolution denial. IC postulates that certain biological systems are too complex to have evolved...
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Biosemiotics
Biosemiotics (from the Greek bios meaning "life" and semeion meaning "sign") is a growing field of semiotics and biology that studies the production and interpretation of signs and codes in the biolog...
Entropy and life
Research concerning the relationship between the thermodynamic quantity entropy and the evolution of life began around the turn of the 20th century. In 1910, American historian Henry Adams printed an...
10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew about the Creation vs. Evolution Debate
ike Lehmann edits Jesus & Dawkins, a blog that looks at the intersection of Christianity, science, and atheism. Recently, Lehmann had an exchange with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham about the creatio...
The Monkey Suit
"The Monkey Suit" is the twenty-first episode of the seventeenth season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 14, 2006. In th...
Scientistic materialism
Scientistic materialism is a philosophical stance which posits a limited definition of consciousness to that which is observable and subject to the scientific method. The term is used as a pejorative ...
Macroevolution
Macroevolution is evolution on a scale of separated gene pools. Macroevolutionary studies focus on change that occurs at or above the level of species, in contrast with microevolution, which refers t...
Fine-tuned Universe
The fine-tuned Universe is the proposition that the conditions that allow life in the Universe can only occur when certain universal fundamental physical constants lie within a very narrow range, so t...
More 'Evidence' of Intelligent Design Shot Down by Science
Intricate cellular components are often cited as evidence of intelligent design. They couldn’t have evolved, I.D. proponents say, because they can’t be broken down into smaller, simpler functional par...
Theistic science
Theistic science, also referred to as theistic realism, is the proposal that methodological naturalism should be replaced by a philosophy of science that is informed by supernatural revelation, which ...
Evidence of common descent
Evidence of common descent of living organisms has been found by scientists working in a variety of fields over many decades and has demonstrated common descent and that life on earth developed from a...
Empiricism
Empiricism is a theory which states that knowledge comes only or primarily from sensory experience. One of several views of epistemology, the study of human knowledge, along with rationalism and ske...
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Evolution as fact and theory
Many scientists and philosophers of science have described evolution as fact and theory, a phrase which was used as the title of an article by paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould in 1981. He describes fa...
Intelligent design and science
The relationship between Intelligent design and science has been a contentious one. Intelligent design (ID) is presented by its proponents as science and claims to offer an alternative to evolution. ...
Specified complexity
Specified complexity is a concept used in argument proposed by William Dembski and used by him and others to promote intelligent design. According to Dembski, the concept is intended to formalize a p...
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Kansas evolution hearings
The Kansas evolution hearings were a series of hearings held in Topeka, Kansas, United States from May 5 to May 12, 2005 by the Kansas State Board of Education and its State Board Science Hearing Comm...
Adam and Eve
Adam and Eve, according to the creation myths of the Abrahamic religions, were the first man and woman. The story of Adam and Eve is central to the belief that God created human beings to live in a Pa...
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Neo-creationism
Neo-creationism is a movement whose goal is to restate creationism in terms more likely to be well received by the public, policy makers, educators and the scientific community. It aims to re-frame th...
Human evolution
Human evolution is the evolutionary process leading up to the appearance of anatomically modern humans. The topic usually covers the evolutionary history of primates, in particular the genus Homo, and...
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A Scientific Dissent From Darwinism
A Scientific Dissent from Darwinism (or Dissent From Darwinism) is a statement issued in 2001 by the Discovery Institute, a conservative Christian think tank based in Seattle, Washington, US, best kno...
Day-Age creationism
Day-age creationism, a type of old Earth creationism, is an interpretation of the creation accounts in Genesis. It holds that the six days referred to in the Genesis account of creation are not ordina...