Added June 28, 2002:
- Talk of the Nation: "Intelligent Design" February 13, 2002.
"Ohio public schools are battling over how to teach the different views of the origin of life. Some educators believe the theory of "Intelligent Design" deserves a place in the school curriculum because it's a science. But critics say ID is not science at all. So, what is intelligent design? Why do some educators find it so objectionable?" Guest include Michael Behe, David J. Haury, Deborah Owens-Fink, and Ernan McMullen. (HTML)
- "Michael Behe and Intelligent Design on NPR" by Steven Schafersman.
Added June 21, 2002:
- "God's Own Scientists" by Christopher Toumey.
Added June 7, 2002:
- "The Metaphor and the Rock" by Frank J. Sulloway.
- "'Darwinian Fundamentalism': An Exchange" by Daniel C. Dennett.
- "Deconstructing the 'Science Wars' by Reconstructing an Old Mold" by Stephen Jay Gould.
Added June 1, 2002:
- "Evolution: The Pleasures of Pluralism" by Stephen Jay Gould.
- "Evolutionary Psychology: An Exchange" by Steven Pinker and Stephen Jay Gould.
Added May 30, 2002:
- Updated the Stephen Jay Gould page; adding a bibliography, several new links, as well as a page of personal remembrances.
Added May 13, 2002:
- "One Hundred Years without Darwin are Enough" by G. G. Simpson.
Added April 30, 2002:
- The Meta Library: "Evolution and Providence" June 2001.
In June of 2000 the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences organized and hosted a workshop with the theme "Evolution and Providence." A panel was put together representing a broad sampling of the various perspectives on creation, evolution and divine-action. The participants included Michael Ruse, Stephen Meyer, Eugenie Scott, Duane Gish, among various others. Also available from the Meta Library is an excellent discussion between Michael Behe and Kenneth Miller taken from the "Interpreting Evolution" seminar at Haverford college, June 2001.
- "Not a Free Lunch But a Box of Chocolates" by Richard Wein.
Added April 28, 2002:
- "Speciational Evolution or Punctuated Equilibria" by Ernst Mayr.
Added March 23, 2002:
- "Born-Again Creationism: Behe's Big Idea" by Philip Kitcher.
Added March 11, 2002:
- "Punctuated Equilibrium and the Structure of Evolutionary Theory" by Stephen Jay Gould.
Added March 4, 2002:
- "Popper Circles the Circle" by David Edmonds and John Eidinow.
Added February 23, 2002:
- "Religion and Science" by Albert Einstein.
- "Language, Truth, Logic, and God" by A.J. Ayer.
Added February 20, 2002:
- "Whose God? What Science?: Reply to Michael Behe" by Robert Pennock.
Added February 13, 2002:
- "Hypotheses, Facts, and the Nature of Science" by Douglas Futuyma.
Added December 20, 2001:
- The Infidel Guy: "Creationism vs Evolution" November 29, 2001.
Reginald Finley interviews evolutionary biologist Massimo Pigliucci, the author of several books, and popular articles on science and skepticism. On the program Pigliucci explains some of the public misunderstandings of evolution, including what evolution is and how it workstackling key issues including how species are properly defined, how they evolve, and how natural selection acts to modify them.
To the Audio Page.
Added December 15, 2001:
- Added "Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?" by Victor J. Stenger to the Library, and added a link to Hamilton Bargain Books to the main Links page.
Added October 30, 2001:
- Added "Snake Eyes in the Garden of Eden" by Keith Devlin, and "Intelligent Design Goes to Washington" to the Intelligent Design page; added "Why People Believe in God" by Michael Shermer to the Library; and "Benighted Elite" by Walter Olson to the Postmodernism page.
Added October 3, 2001:
- Added "ID Works In Mysterious Ways" by Michael Shermer
Added September 24, 2001:
- Watch PBS's "Evolution" special MondayThursday (September 24-27), 8:00PM10:00PM; and re-running TuesdayFriday nights 12:00AM2:00AM. (Check your local listings.)
Added September 1, 2001:
- Added "Bashful Eggs, Macho Sperm, and Tonypandy" by Paul R. Gross
Added August 20, 2001:
- Added "Darwin's Untimely Burial" by Stephen Jay Gould
Added August 18, 2001:
- Added "A Skeptical Look at Karl Popper" by Martin Gardner
Added July 1, 2001:
- Added "Velikovsky in Collision" by Stephen Jay Gould
Added June 15, 2001:
- Ideas and Issues: "The Birth of Modern Science" September 12, 1999.
How did our modern vision of the Universe come about? Hugh LaFollette interviews professor of Science and History George Gale (University of Missouri-Kansas City) who narrates with great charisma and charm the history and foundations of modern science from the teachings of Aristotle, the work of Copernicus, Kepler, Newton, to the biological theories of Darwin, up to the modern science of geological plate-tectonics. (HTML)
To the Audio Page.
Added May 30, 2001:
- Added "Can We Know the Universe?" by Carl Sagan
Added May 20, 2001:
- Appended a Biography to the Stephen Jay Gould page.
Added May 19, 2001:
- Significantly updated "Miscellaneous Quotations on Big Bang Cosmology."
Added May 18, 2001:
- Added "Impeaching a Self-Appointed Judge" by Stephen Jay Gould.
Added May 12, 2001:
- Added a few articles: "The 'New' Creationism" by Robert Wright; "The Emperor's New Designer Clothes" by Victor J. Stenger; and "Creationism By Stealth" by Jerry A. Coyne.
To the Intelligent Design page.
Added April 29, 2001:
- Added "Nonmoral Nature" by Stephen Jay Gould.
Added April 27, 2001:
- Added "Intelligent Design and the SETI Analogy" by Robert T. Pennock.
Added April 19, 2001:
- Added "Evolution vs. Intelligent Design" a radio discussion from the Diane Rehm Show, featuring guests Eugenie C. Scott and William Dembski (April 18, 2001).
Added April 17, 2001:
- Added "In Defense of Bacon" by Alan Soble (and included it to the Postmodernism page).
Added April 14, 2001:
- Added a page on Postmodernism; added "Theology and Falsification," by philosopher Antony Flew; and added a new introduction to "Words of our American Founding Fathers."
Added March 25, 2001:
- Added a page on the Intelligent Design movement; and included "Science as Successful Prediction," by philosopher Imre Lakatos to both the Science and ID pages.
Added March 5, 2001:
- Redesigned the website; added a new Science Pageincluding "Science as Falsification" by Sir Karl Popper; and added a Separation of Church and State page as well.
Added February 12, 2001:
- "God's Utility Function," by Richard Dawkins
To the Library
Added January 14, 2001:
- "How We Threw the Bums Out" by Adrian Melott.
Added January 8, 2001:
- Updated the Stephen Jay Gould page, adding an audio clip, a few more articles (including an additional article page for extra spacebut which will also serve to list a few books related to Gould's work and theoretical views), a couple of Gould's essays, updated some of the biographical information, and added a couple of quotes to his quotation page.
Added January 2, 2001:
- Updated both the Stephen Jay Gould and Albert Einstein quotation pages.
Added December 14, 2000:
- Talk of the Nation: "Religion and Science" January 29, 1999.
Does religion stop at the lab bench? Does science stop at the altar? Are "faith" and "reason" mutually exclusive? This hour we'll discuss science, philosophy, and the philosophy of science. Where has scientific thought come from in the past few hundred years? Where is it going? And who gets to ask these questions, anyway? Join guest Adolf Grunbaum (Andrew Mellon Professor of Philosophy of Science, Chairman of The Center for the Philosophy of Science, and Research Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh); and David F. Noble (the Professor of History at York University, and Hixon-Riggs Professor, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California). (HTML)
To the Audio Page.
Added December 2, 2000:
- Added "evolution and complexity" from Douglas J. Futuyma's Evolutionary Biology, 1998.
Home Page | Further Reading | Site Map | Send Feedback