Behe is not in a defensive posture, despite his critics. He continues to advance.
The Brown University biologist is still out there, reassuring the world that unguided “evolutionary mechanisms” comfortably explain the wonders of biology.
Alas, Coyne’s review of Darwin Devolves has too little intellectual content to sustain any real engagement.
In a previous article I described the evidence that cooption faces insurmountable mathematical challenges in explaining the origins of such complex molecular machines as the bacterial flagellum.
One of most popular attempts at explaining the flagellum via cooption was developed by Nicholas Matzke.