Intelligent Design

The Evolution of Evolution: Are Living Things Intelligently Designed to Evolve?

In his recent review (Genome Biology and Evolution, first published online January 24, 2012, doi:10.1093/gbe/evs008) of Professor James A. Shapiro’s new book, Evolution: a view from the 21st century (2011, FT Press: Upper Saddle River, N.J.), Adam S. Wilkins expresses his disagreement with Shapiro’s decidedly un-Darwinian view that natural selection’s importance for evolution has been […]

Intelligent Design

Engineering and Metaphysics Conference – Last Day for Early-Bird Pricing

I’ve mentioned the Engineering and Metaphysics conference a few times before. Basically, it is a conference dealing with the interaction between the nature of nature, and the nature of engineering. How does the nature of nature affect engineering? What does engineering tell us about the nature of nature? It’s somewhat of a practical followup to […]