The story includes the neo-Darwinian modern synthesis and the extended evolutionary synthesis, culminating in a 2016 meeting of the Royal Society.
Evolution is an implication — that is, an empirical consequence — of design.
Nelson offers a comparison from the world of dating. We’ve all seen it: the supposedly content pair where one partner is in fact clearly “looking around.”
In one paragraph Lents et al. twice cited sources they thought contradicted Behe, and twice suggested he ignored or dismissed contrary evidence.
Most of us think of science as the enterprise of seeking truth by formulating hypotheses and testing them against the evidence. This is empirical science.