Tag: first couple
I Beg Your Pardon? More on “Mainstream Science”
Does philosopher of biology Paul Nelson reject “mainstream science”? Of course he does not.
Adam and Eve and “Mainstream Science”
“The category ‘mainstream science’ sounds plausibly neutral, capturing the sort of objective knowledge to which any well-educated adult should assent.”
From Ann Gauger and Ola Hössjer, a New Standard for the Science of a “First Couple”
Their scrupulous work found that Jerry Coyne and others, in bullying Christians and Jews on how “we can dismiss a physical Adam and Eve with near scientific certainty,” were in reality poorly supported.
More Backstory on Our First-Couple Paper: Why Wasn’t This Done Before?
For the last forty years, population geneticists have repeatedly said that our population was never smaller than several thousand.
A First Couple? Here’s the Backstory
Could humanity have had its origin in a first pair, or did it have to come from a population of at least several thousand?