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Design
Elusive Icons of Evolution
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In the April, 20002, issue of Natural History, Jonathan Wells argues that natural selection and random variation are insufficient to explain the diversity of life, and that design is a distinct possibility.
The Nature of Change
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In the April, 20002, issue of Natural History, Eugenie C. Scott argues that Well's arguments fail to understand the significance of the evidence he addresses.
General
The Newest Evolution of Creationism
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In the April, 20002, issue of Natural History, Barbara Forrest argues that intelligent design advocates are most interested in persuading politicians and the public, not the scientific community, and that it's more about politics and religion rather than science.
Special Report: Intelligent Design?
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The April, 2002, issue of Natural History introduces a special section on Intelligent Design.
Irreducible Complexity
The Challenge of Irreducible Complexity
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In the April, 20002, issue of Natural History, Michael J. Behe argues that certain microbiological structures are irreducibly complex in that removing any portion renders them useless. The structures could only have been designed.
The Flaw in the Mousetrap
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In the April, 20002, issue of Natural History, Kenneth R. Miller argues that Behe's irreducibly complex structures have actual functions even when only partially implemented.
Specified Complexity
Detecting Design in the Natural Sciences
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In the April, 20002, issue of Natural History, William A. Dembski argues that specified complexity has a characteristic trademark that is easily detectable.
Mystery Science Theatre
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In the April, 20002, issue of Natural History, Robert T. Pennock argues that the definition of specified complexity is rigged as a negative argument rather than developed from positive evidence.


 
 

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