Scientists can get along without Aristotle’s metaphysics, says Feser, but science can’t.
Berlinski’s plea is that the grave contradictions between evolution and evidence at least be forthrightly admitted.
Jefferson thought that there was scientific evidence for design in nature. In 1823, he insisted so in a letter to John Adams.
“Although higher thought is not localizable to one region of the brain, it may be distributed to neurons throughout the brain.”
The rule, as he explains, is arbitrary. True, the designing agent inferred by ID theory is not directly observable, but neither are the elementary particles.