Meredith, a pathologist who teaches literature courses at the University of Chicago, largely dispenses with the science, instead subjecting ID to a critique as theology.
In a symposium in Current Biology, Andrew Berry’s short piece reveals how far we’ve failed to come in understanding Wallace.
Kathleen Bolling Lowrey examines the intellectual supports of modern evolutionary biology and singles out the weakest among them.
Removing the extraneous material also has the advantage of highlighting the most glaringly muddle-headed portions of Darwin’s thinking.
The stunning beauty of plants and animals arrayed together were, Alfred Wallace believed, "calculated at once to please and to refine mankind."