Universal Darwinism is the belief that Darwin’s theory can be applied fruitfully to many scientific disciplines, not just to biology.
What is it, metaphysically one might say, that distinguishes design in the ID sense from ubiquitous teleological design, in a Thomistic sense?
Here’s a fresh twist on efforts to evade a debate about design in nature by associating ID with tendencies in thought that many people find disreputable.
In an excerpt from his new book, Professor Flannery identifies Darwin’s principal failing in developing his theory.
For those who wish to caricature the theory of intelligent design, Wallace becomes a very inconvenient historical figure.