The Pedagogy of the Debate over Evolution and Intelligent Design

Carter, Kenneth L.; Welsh, Jeni
June 2010
Liberal Education;Summer2010, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p46
In this article, the authors reflect on the pedagogical importance of the academic discussion of the debate over evolutionary theory and intelligent design in the U.S. They challenge instructors to respect individual belief systems while presenting the best of scientific knowledge to a diverse population of students. They mention the association of an egocentric perspective with social and religious traditions that tied a centric view of the universe to the nature of humanity.


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