Author: Michael Flannery
What Precipitated the Intelligent Design Movement?
Here are some thoughts prompted by a rather curious question posed to me in an email, namely, “What were the findings that most helped ID since the turn of the millennium?”
Remembering Freeman Dyson and the Enduring Lesson of “Dyson’s Hypothesis”
Dyson points out that the highly improbable is actually quite probable by invoking “Littlewood’s law of miracles.”
Richard Owen and Charles Darwin on Race: A Study in Contrasts
Darwin was unquestionably a racist, arguing that civilization would advance even at the cost of inevitable racial extermination.
Himmelfarb and Her Haters
What can be said of Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution in the dusk of 2009, fifty year after its original publication? Is it a terrible book?
Farewell to Gertrude Himmelfarb, Brutally Honest Historian of the “Darwinian Revolution”
Written in 1959, her monumental book, Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution, continues to tower over Whiggish studies on the subject.