Stephen Meyer has aligned himself in spirit with the geologist Charles Lyell, who explained geological features “by reference to causes now in operation.”
Croft ultimately had the worse of the argument on substance, as I intend to show over several forthcoming posts.
No one in the intelligent design research community could have said this with greater punch.
Pat Flynn and Jim Madden press Behe with objections — some philosophic, others scientific — to see how well his position stands up to scrutiny.
If scientific considerations compel an inference to design, and more so, to a theistic conception of a transcendent creator, that’s surely important.