Bill Dembski pointed out that design detection, far from being an esoteric inference, lay in fact at the center of many normal human inquiries and activities.
William Dembski offers insightful analysis about how we could go about determining whether the virus was designed.
An “engineering theory of evolution” might be one way of expressing what the ID proponents who participated in the CELS event were seeking.
I have heard ID dismissed as “apologetics,” with the implication of proponents in search of evidence to support a conclusion to which they’re pre-committed.
Andrew McDiarmid and Eric Anderson discuss both the praise and criticism the book has received.