Author: Brian Miller
How Engineers Helped Save Biology from Evolutionary Theory
Design motifs such as four-bar linkages and control systems must meet exacting requirements whether implemented in a space shuttle or a fish.
Why Systems Biologists Now Assume Life Is Optimally Designed
Purported examples of poor design usually represent opinions resulting from armchair critics’ limited understanding of the technical literature.
The Return of Teleology to Biology
Biologists have faced a vexing dilemma since the philosophy of scientific materialism came to dominate Western thought.
End of the Road for the Intelligent Design Debate?
A key question is how long biologists can argue that life looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, but it is actually a cat.
Farewell to Steven Weinberg, Visionary Physicist Who Appealed to the Multiverse
A sad note in Weinberg’s life was that his philosophical framework prevented him from seeing the design behind the physics he studied.