Intelligent Design

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The Explanatory Filter

The Explanatory Filter

Mathematician and philosopher William Dembski discusses his “explanatory filter,” which provides a rigorous method to detect intelligent design in nature and daily life. Find out more in the new expanded edition of Dembski’s book The Design Inference, now co-authored with computer scientist Winston Ewert: https://www.discovery.org/b/the-desig….

The Most Thoughtful Objection to The Design Inference

The Most Thoughtful Objection to The Design Inference

Mathematician and philosopher William Dembski discusses the most thoughtful objection to the original edition of his landmark book The Design Inference, which explored how we can detect intelligent design. A new expanded edition of the book has now been released, co-authored with computer scientist Winston Ewert. Find out more at https://www.discovery.org/b/the-desig….

The Most Ridiculous Objection to The Design Inference

The Most Ridiculous Objection to The Design Inference

Mathematician and philosopher William Dembski discusses the most ridiculous objection to the original edition of his landmark book The Design Inference, which explored how we can detect intelligent design. A new expanded edition of the book has now been released, co-authored with computer scientist Winston Ewert. Find out more at https://www.discovery.org/b/the-desig….

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The Design Inference

Twenty-five years ago, mathematician William Dembski unveiled a rigorous scientific method for detecting intelligent design in his book The Design Inference. Originally published by Cambridge University Press, Dembski’s landmark book sparked vigorous debate among scientists, scholars, and the public. In a dramatically expanded new edition, Dembski and co-author Winston Ewert show how Dembski’s method of design detection has stood the Read More ›

The Thesis of The Design Inference

The Thesis of The Design Inference

Mathematician and philosopher William Dembski discusses the thesis of the updated and expanded edition of his landmark book The Design Inference, which explores how we can detect intelligent design in nature. The book is co-authored with computer scientist Winston Ewert. Find out more at https://www.discovery.org/b/the-desig….

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Webinar with Maverick Scientist Forrest Mims

Join longtime Center for Science and Culture Fellow and legendary scientist Forrest Mims as he discusses his new book Maverick Scientist on Tuesday, November 28 at 4 pm PT on Make: Magazine’s Facebook page. There is no need for pre-registration, just go to the Facebook page at the time of the webinar to watch the livestream.  Named one of the “50 Best Brains in Science” Read More ›

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The New Design Inference: William Dembski Updates a Classic

Twenty-five years ago, mathematician William Dembski unveiled a rigorous scientific method for detecting intelligent design in his book The Design Inference. Originally published by Cambridge University Press, Dembski’s landmark book sparked vigorous debate among scientists, scholars, and the public. In a dramatically expanded new edition, Dembski and co-author Winston Ewert show how Dembski’s method of design detection has stood the Read More ›

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Biochemist Michael Behe On Off-Roading in a Jeep to Teach Biology

Biochemist and bestselling author Michael Behe will go to great lengths to teach us about the stunning complexity and engineering prowess found in the living cell! In this clip from the ID The Future podcast, Professor Behe tells host Andrew McDiarmid about one of his favorite scenes to shoot in his popular video series Secrets of the Cell.

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The Design Inference 2.0: William Dembski and Winston Ewert Discuss Their New Book

On Thursday, January 25, join mathematician William Dembski and computer scientist Winston Ewert as they discuss the significance of their new book and answer your questions. Twenty-five years ago, Dembski unveiled a rigorous scientific method for detecting intelligent design in The Design Inference. Originally published by Cambridge University Press, Dembski’s landmark monograph sparked vigorous debate among scientists, scholars, and the Read More ›

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Origin of Life: Information

Life depends on information, but can unguided material processes produce the information needed for the first life? This episode of Long Story Short shows why unguided natural mechanisms can’t produce new biological information, and therefore can’t explain the origin of life. REFERENCES AND NOTES 1. Sara Walker & Paul Davies, The Algorithmic Origins of Life, 10 J. Royal Society Interface Read More ›