Philosophy of Science

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Miller’s Crucible

I couldn’t make the speech by Ken Miller, the inaugural speech in KU’s series on “Difficult Dialogues.” Fortunately, the audio is out there so I can catch up on the controversy. The controversy seems to center mostly on the section of his talk described like this by the Journal World: Miller said the root of…

Bad theology Sunday

While responding to the foolishness of IDolators has become increasingly dull business, there are occasional opportunities in it. The problem is that they offer nothing essentially new, which is why it isn’t science. The advantage is that they give us insights into how they view the world, and by doing so, teach us what the…

Intelligent Design and Theology

A repost from the archives, providing background in theology The Leaking of the Wedge: The story begins, so far as the world at large is concerned, on a late January day seven years ago, in a mail room in a downtown Seattle office of an international human-resources firm. The mail room was also the copy…