Evolution as Dogma: The Establishment of Naturalism
- The Creation-Evolution Continuum. // Skeptic;2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p50
Presents assumptions of evolutionists and creationists on the evolution and creation controversy as a dichotomy. Beliefs of the members of the Flat Earth Society that the shape of the Earth is flat because a literal reading in the Bible demands it; Acceptance of the Geocentrists that the Earth...
- Nature, nurture and liberal values. Scruton, Roger // Prospect;Feb2012, Issue 191, p50
The article discusses some liberal values involved with the theory of evolution. According to evolutionary psychologists, culture is an adaptation that conferred a reproductive advantage on hunter-gatherer ancestors. It is noted that the theory of evolution challenges liberal values and not...
- Creation and Evolution Forum. // Skeptic;2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p21
Presents letters to the editor on creation and evolution, published in the 2004 issue of "Skeptic". Features of the statements in the article "Wiccans vs. Creationists," by Raymond A. Eve; Appreciation on the book excerpt of Simon Conway Morriss in vol. 10, no.3; Commendation on the article...
- God and Evolution: An Exchange II. Phillip E. Johnson. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1993, Issue 34, p38
Comments on the views of Professor Howard Van Till on creation and evolution. Effect of God's participation on biological history; Philosophies of a theist; Misconception about the modern neo-Darwinian evolutionary synthesis; Role of scientific naturalism in science.
- EVOLUTION OF THE SENATORIAL ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEM DURING THE PERIOD OF ABSOLUTISM IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE (18TH CENTURY). Viktorovna, Lipunova Larisa // Theory & Practice of Social Development;2014, Issue 2, p1
The author investigates the process of establishment and development of the Senate as an initial stage in the development of the Russian parliamentarism. The article describes the structure and work order of the Senate as a representative authority in Russia. In the course of research a wide...
- Irving Kristol. Kristol, Irving // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1990, Issue 6, p25
Presents an article responding to the article "Evolution as Dogma: The Establishment of Naturalism," by Phillip Johnson, published in the October 1990 issue of the periodical "First Things. Inadequacy of environmental changes to explain the origin of species; Fear of encouraging creationism.
- Thomas H. Jukes. Jukes, Thomas H. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1990, Issue 6, p26
Presents an article responding to the article "Evolution as Dogma: The Establishment of Naturalism," by Phillip Johnson, published in the October 1990 issue of the periodical "First Things. Approach used by Johnson in discussing creationism and evolution; Claim made by Johnson that creationists...
- Science Fiction. Scheiber, Noam // New Republic;9/5/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 10, p6
Discusses several ideas written about in the book "Kindly Inquisitors," by Jonathan Rauch. How the book catalogs contemporary threats to the Enlightenment tradition of seeking truth through logical or empirical discourse; Current debate over intelligent design; Thoughts on creationism.
- Grist to the Mill of Anti-evolutionism: The Failed Strategy of Ruling the Supernatural Out of Science by Philosophical Fiat. Boudry, Maarten; Blancke, Stefaan; Braeckman, Johan // Science & Education;Aug2012, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p1151
According to a widespread philosophical opinion, science is strictly limited to investigating natural causes and putting forth natural explanations. Lacking the tools to evaluate supernatural claims, science must remain studiously neutral on questions of metaphysics. This (self-imposed)...