TITLE

Matthew Berke

AUTHOR(S)
Berke, Matthew
PUB. DATE
October 1990
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1990, Issue 6, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the scientific arguments presented in the essay of Phillip Johnson which suggests that paleontologists have suppressed evidence unfavorable to Darwinism, thus concealing a fossil gap. Important issue that must be considered in the evolution controversy; Views on the sole principle of science for interpreting reality that man is not in fact a mere link in the chain of natural causation; Presupposition on the argument that transcendence and freedom are illusions and that man's sense of them can be accounted for solely in naturalistic terms.
ACCESSION #
17726298

 

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