It was undoubtedly a tremendous philosophical coup for Darwin whose knowledge of formal philosophy was limited.
The fundamental premise of evolutionary theory is that humans are the product of an undirected process that did not have us in mind.
The organizers accepted my abstract for a talk about “The Return of Teleology to the Natural Sciences.”
Honeybees and cells have a limited set of options that are programmed into their genomes.
Behe was present at a “semi-secret” scientific gathering “whose theme was a specific controversial question: Did Darwinian evolution have any limitations?”