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"A cogent and well-argued alarum.... Shanks deftly skewers the scientific pretensions of intelligent design creationists."--Science
When there's plenty of clues, there's no excuse for the clueless.
In chapter 5 Shanks presents some recent and influential biochemical arguments put forward by Michael Behe and others to justify the conclusion of intelligent design.
I congratulate Niall Shanks on his very excellent, timely and much needed book.
In 2004 the late philosopher of science Niall Shanks debated William Dembski (who with Michael Behe and Stephen Meyer may be regarded as one of the Three Musketeers of modern... Read morePublished 11 months ago by OldGrayDog
I thought it would written a little more layman's terms but it's still quite educational. i enjoy it in it's details and thoroughness.Published 18 months ago by Alejandro Rivas
Niall Shanks is a professor of philosophy, as well as of biological sciences, physics, etc., at East Tennessee State University. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Steven H Propp
If you take on ID with a flawed version of Darwinian theory, you end up making it stronger, with a distinct 'I told you so' in the background. Read morePublished on August 14, 2012 by John C. Landon
I won't order books from these folks ( a library) again. They were not conscientious about getting it out to me quickly..I wasn't sure I'd get it at all! Read morePublished on December 3, 2011 by Bud
Here, Shanks has very thoroughly designed nothing more than another self-indulgent attack on Christianity and Intelligent Design. Read morePublished on May 10, 2006 by B. Williams
Richard Dawkins has been the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University for quite a few years now. Read morePublished on March 8, 2006 by Diogeneze
A very concise, succinct overview of this pernicious movement that seeks to undermine the very foundations of science. Read morePublished on January 17, 2006 by Stilgar
This truly mean-spirited book illustrates the evolution of Darwin's theory into Darwin's dogma.Published on November 19, 2005 by ROBERT REESE