Responses to Criticisms of The Edge of Evolution

John G. West
Discovery Institute
March 6, 2014
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Responses to Criticisms of The Edge of Evolution

 

Lehigh University biochemist Michael Behe’s book The Edge of Evolution (2007) has sparked spirited debate about the limits of Darwinian mechanisms to produce significant biological change. Read about the continuing debate and Behe’s responses to it in the articles below.

 

Vindication of Michael Behe's Arguments about Chloroquine Resistance in 2014:

Michael Behe, "A Key Inference of The Edge of Evolution Has Now Been Experimentally Confirmed" (July 14, 2014)

Casey Luskin, "So, Michael Behe Was Right After All; What Will the Critics Say Now?" (July 16, 2014)

Michael Behe, "It's Tough to Make Predictions, Especially About the Future" (July 16, 2014)

Michael Behe, "The Edge of Evolution: Why Darwin's Mechanism Is Self-Limiting" (July 18, 2014)

Michael Behe, "An Open Letter to Kenneth Miller and PZ Myers" (July 21, 2014)

Ann Gauger, "A Pretty Sharp Edge: Reflecting on Michael Behe's Vindication" (July 28, 2014)

 

Other responses:

"A Modest Comeback for Lamarck, and a Reminder of the Edge of Evolution" (December 7, 2011)

Michael Behe, "The Edge of Evolution, as seen by Dave Ussery and BioLogos" (November 19, 2010)

Michael Behe, "Dave Ussery Ruminates about The Edge of Evolution" (November 18, 2010)

Michael Behe, "Dollo's law, the symmetry of time, and the edge of evolution" (October 12, 2009)

Michael Behe, "Nature Paper Reaches "Edge of Evolution" and Finds Darwinian Processes Lacking" (October 6, 2009)

Michael Behe, "Nature Publishes Paper on the Edge of Evolution" (September 30, 2009)

Anika Smith, "Swine Flu and the Edge of Evolution" (May 6, 2009)

Casey Luskin, "Swine Flu, Viruses, and the Edge of Evolution" (May 1, 2009)

Anika Smith, "Michael Behe's Edge of Evolution Vindicated From Genetics Paper" (March 19, 2009)

Anika Smith, "Debate Over Behe's Edge of Evolution in Genetics" (March 10, 2009)

Casey Luskin, "Rebuttal to Paul Gross' Review of The Edge of Evolution - Error #4: Misrepresenting the State of Thinking in Cosmology" (November 18, 2007)

Casey Luskin, "Rebuttal to Paul Gross' Review of The Edge of Evolution - Error #3: Ignoring Behe's Rebuttal of Exaptation Speculation" (November 7, 2007)

Casey Luskin, "Rebuttal to Paul Gross' Review of The Edge of Evolution - Error #2: Failing to Stay Positive" (November 6, 2007)

Casey Luskin, "Rebuttal to Paul Gross's Review of Michael Behe's The Edge of Evolution - Error #1: A Calculation Is not 'A Mere Guess'" (November 4, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Science, E. coli, and the Edge of Evolution: Behe Responds" (October 16, 2007)

Robert Crowther "California Literary Review Interviews Michael Behe on The Edge of Evolution" (September 24, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Behe's Edge of Evolution Continues to Attract Attention" (July 14, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Behe Responds to Miller's Review of Edge of Evolution in Nature" (July 12, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Debunking Dawkins: Discussing his Edge of Evolution Book Review" (July 6, 2007)

Casey Luskin "Sean Carroll Fails to Scale The Edge of Evolution (Part IV): Mistaking Protein Sequence Similarity for Natural Selection" (July 2, 2007)

Casey Luskin "Sean Carroll Fails to Scale The Edge of Evolution: A Rebuttal to Sean Carroll's Anti-ID Book Review in Science A Response to Sean B. Carroll's 'God as Genetic Engineer' in Science" (July 2, 2007)

Casey Luskin "Sean Carroll Fails to Scale The Edge of Evolution (Part III): Is Carroll Scared of Approaching the Edge of Evolution?" (June 29, 2007)

Casey Luskin "Sean Carroll Fails to Scale The Edge of Evolution (Part II): Carroll's Citations Actually Confirm Michael Behe's Arguments" (June 28, 2007)

Anika Smith "Behe Talks Back: Taking on Critics of The Edge of Evolution" (June 27, 2007)

Casey Luskin "Sean Carroll Fails to Scale The Edge of Evolution (Part I): How Carroll Misrepresents Michael Behe's Arguments" (June 26, 2007)

Bruce Chapman "Behe Responds to Propaganda Attacks Against The Edge of Evolution" (June 25, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Questions and Answers from Mike Behe About The Edge of Evolution" (June 19, 2007)

"Interview with Michael Behe on The Edge of Evolution" (June 18, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Science Historian Sees Behe's Edge of Evolution as a Cultural Earthquake" (June 15, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Plain Talk About Mike Behe's New Book, The Edge of Evolution" (June 14, 2007)

Robert Crowther "An Interview with Michael Behe author of The Edge of Evolution" (June 13, 2007)

Robert Crowther "Biochemist Michael Behe Stirs the Waters of Controversy at The Edge of Evolution" (June 11, 2007)

"Behe's New Book: The Edge of Evolution" (May 22, 2007)

Michael Behe, "The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism" (May 21, 2007)