Responses to Phillip Johnson
- 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.
- DARWÄ°N'Ä°N EVRÄ°M KURAMI'NIN TANZÄ°MAT'TAKÄ° ETKÄ°LERÄ°. Öktem, Ülker // Felsefe ve Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi (FLSF);2011, Issue 11, p1
The aim of the presenter of the article is to give the results of the studies carried out on the theory of evolution by Charles Darwin and to compare and contrast the views of some thinkers of the Tanzimat who produced their work under the influence of the theory. Nearly, all thinkers of the...
- All in the Family. Hayden, Thomas // U.S. News & World Report;6/3/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 19, p58
Discusses the efforts of the American Museum of Natural History in New York to assemble a universal tree of life to classify life on Earth. Taxonomy used by Charles Darwin; Importance of cross-species comparisons; Place of bacteria, eucarya, archaea and other types of life on the model;...
- Dinosaurs of a feather. Bailey, Diane; McKibben, Drew // Boys' Life;Nov98, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p6
Deals with the belief of paleontologist Philip Currie that dinosaurs evolved into birds. Basis of his theory; Number of characteristics shared by birds and dinosaurs; Interesting clue found on a small dinosaur fossil discovered in China.
- Uprooting our family tree. Anderson, Ian // New Scientist;11/29/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2110, p4
Presents information on a tiny fossil jawbone that was found on an Australian beach and discusses its impact on the cherished ideas about the evolution of mammals. Description of fossil; Claims relating to discovery; What findings suggest about placentals; Background information on mammals...
- Palaeontology's hidden agenda. Morris, Simon Conway // New Scientist;8/11/90, Vol. 127 Issue 1729, p38
Discusses the role of fossils in discovering the way life evolved. List of fossil beds that deserve the accolade of extraordinary; Field of palaeontology; Little Chance of survival of animals as fossils because of lack of skeletal parts robust to resist bacterial and fungal attack.
- The Pleistocene serpent Wonambi and the early evolution of snakes. Scanlon, John D.; Lee, Michael S.Y. // Nature;1/27/2000, Vol. 403 Issue 6768, p416
Reports information about the Matsoiidae snakes which lived from the mid-Cretaceous to the Pleistocene, learned from fossils of the Australian Wonambi. Description of the anatomy; Phylogenetic analysis; Implications regarding the evolution of snakes.
- Mungo Man's DNA Shakes the Homo Family Tree. Nolch, Guy // Australasian Science;Mar2001, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p29
Reports that DNA extracted from a skeleton in Lake Mungo has weakened the Out of Africa Model of human evolution. Description of the human skeleton; Implications of genetic data for the understanding of the origin of the human species; Two competing models for the evolution of modern humans.
- Fossil birds force an evolutionary re-think. Heacht, Jeff // New Scientist;11/3/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1741, p26
Discusses the significance of an analysis indicating that archaeopteryx, the first known bird, may have flown. Claims that the bird uses its feathers for gliding or cooling itself; Evolution of birds from dinosaurs; Similarity of the archaeopteryx's muscles to a reptile; Comparison between the...