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On the Top Ten Scientific Problems of Biological and Chemical Evolution

Author(s): Theodora Dimitrova
Subject(s): Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science
Published by: Институт за изследвания на обществата и знанието при БАН
Keywords: life;origins of life;evolutionary theory; Intelligent Design;Darwin; Luskin;

Summary/Abstract: In order to challenge the consistency of existing theories of chemical and biological evolution , Casey Luskin, the proponent of intelligent design (ID) , formulate d ten theses , which be later expounded in several texts . Failing to find a solution to the complex problem of o rigin of life within mate-rialism/naturalism, he propose d using ID-theory. The article discusses the proposals of a number of leading scientists in this field, who, as the author argues, have not found suitable explanations of origin on the basis of the metaphysical assumptions they make.

  • Issue Year: XXV/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 103-113
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English, Bulgarian