"This book is a terrific one-volume summary of the scientific, philosophical and theological issues." Scientific American
This book looks very thorough - how could more than 800 pages of text by 25 authors be anything but thorough?
First, a little discussion: The book's title is a bit misleading; it should really be "Intelligent Design Creationism AND ITS CRITICS."
This is a truly useful and comprehensive compendium of articles on both sides of the divide between evolution and ID/creationism.
I couldn't finish this book because I don't understand why it had to be written. The whole idea of intelligent design creationism is embarrassing at its very best. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Andrew B. Lewis
Editor Robert Pennock is professor of philosophy at Michigan State University; he has also written Tower of Babel: The Evidence against the New Creationism. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Steven H. Propp
In one of Gould's popular essays he wrote that Sir Roger Impry Murchison (1792 - 1871) (spurred out of retirement by his wife and back into the geological field, by his wife, I... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Andrew L. Lautin
This book presents a number of papers on both sides of the intelligent design debate. Some of the papers are a bit technical, but not overly so. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Kevin Gaddafi
I want to restate from the product description (and from Pennock's own introduction to this volume): It serves as a companion to Tower of Babel: The Evidence against the New... Read morePublished on March 15, 2010 by Kenneth Buchholz
This book looks very thorough - how could more than 800 pages of text by 25 authors be anything but thorough? Read morePublished on April 11, 2007 by Stephen Hitchings
I give this book three stars. In reality, it deserves only one ... or a full five ... depending on who you, the reader, are.
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As someone who reads these reviews, I will do what I look for and keep it short. I have read Pennock's book (I wonder if some of the other reviewers actually have). Read morePublished on September 19, 2005 by Rob Z
This book is bound to give every science fundie a boner. I got to watch Pennock at work last year in Pasadena at the Pacific Division APA conference where he "responded" to an ID... Read morePublished on August 18, 2005 by Benjamin B. Eshbach