Kitcher addresses this issue in his last and best chapter - "A Mess of Pottage."
This book interested me because the author endeavored to address "faith" as an integral part of the arguments over Darwinian theory.
And you can still have your most cherished stories without taking them as literal historical happenings.
The first three chapters of this book offer a spirited defense of Darwinism against (a) Genesis creationism, (b) novelty creationism, (c) anti-selectionism. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Sceptique500
I agree with the other reviewers that this is a skilfully written book. It attacks not only creationism and ID, but all forms of supernaturalist religion. Read morePublished on September 1, 2012 by Peter Clarke
Living with Darwin: Evolution, design and the future of faith by Philip Kitcher, Oxford University Press, New York, 2007, 194 ff. Read morePublished on July 11, 2012 by Dr. H. A. Jones
A concise and thoughtful rebuttal of the intelligent design argument against contemporary evolutionary theory. Kitcher is a noted philosopher of science and a clear writer. Read morePublished on April 9, 2011 by R. Albin
Kitcher has an intense interest in how secondary schools teach biology. Keeping Intelligent Design from being taught there was the motive for this book. Read morePublished on July 20, 2009 by Stuart Mckibbin
This is a terrific essay. It covers the entire Darwin versus Intelligent Design issue with insight, comprehension, and clarity. Read morePublished on April 21, 2009 by factoid junkie
This little book is a devastating critique of the Intelligent Design as a religion in disguise. Prof. Read morePublished on March 25, 2009 by Tomas Hribek
Philip Kitcher's Living with Darwin is one of the better discussions of the current battle between creationism and evolutionary theory. Read morePublished on January 1, 2009 by Kerry Walters
Authors of books often summarize their views in the last chapter, especially the last pages. Something similar happens in this book, prompting me to start at its end. Read morePublished on July 15, 2008 by Paul Vjecsner