Darwinism Evolution

Michael Ruse: Contributes both to Johnson’s and Dawkins’s Festschriften in 2006

Michael Ruse has the unique distinction of contrbuting essays both to Phillip Johnson’s Festschrift (see here) and to that of Richard Dawkins — and both in 2006. The latest Oxford U Press catalog of new & recent titles in philosophy has the following entry: Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think, edited Read More…

Darwinism Evolution

Darwinism: Altruism and Spite

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4620922.stm Lead researcher Dr Tania Singer said: “Men expressed more desire for revenge and seemed to feel satisfaction when unfair people were given what they perceived as deserved physical punishment. “This type of behaviour has probably been crucial in the evolution of society as the majority of people in a group are motivated to punish Read More…

Darwinism Evolution Intelligent Design

Finally “the Vise of Intelligent Design” gets some play

My optimism that the “Vise Strategy” would eventually supersede the notorious “Wedge Strategy” is finally finding some justification (for the Vise Strategy, go here). It appears that the Vise Strategy is now beginning to get its proper due: It’s possible for Christians to render unto God and unto Darwin By David Hawpe Sunday, January 22, Read More…