As the Tree of Life Tumbles: Now, the “Public Goods” Hypothesis
Even as Richard Dawkins informs Rick Perry that “evolution is a fact,” many evolutionary biologists are quietly (or not so quietly) abandoning the Tree of Life hypothesis.
The Mirage of “Evolution Before Our Eyes”
Dawkins’s Ugandan elephants, Croatian lizards and Trinidadian guppies are misleading and almost certainly meaningless in the context of the evolution debate.
The Spine’s Design
No thoughtful person doubts that the body is meant, either by nature or purpose or however you think of it, to work optimally under certain defined conditions.
Darwin’s First Theist: Charles Kingsley and the Problem of Coherence
Darwin had already won his man over — reading the book was almost superfluous. Of course Darwin was delighted by Kingsley’s fawning support.
Vanity, Thy Name is Venema
Soon the frowning and furrowing turned to even more riveting and action-packed gestures. Like putting a book down, picking up other papers, flipping pages, standing up, putting things down on his desk, sitting back down.