Upcoming Events

Date
May
05
May
16
16
2020

ISI Webinar on Science, Scientism, and Society

John G. West
Date
May
05
May
16
16
2020
Online Event

From artificial intelligence to mandatory stay-at-home orders and everything in-between, what role should scientists — and their modern approach to scientific investigation — play in the critical decisions that we must make on such controversial issues?

Date
May
05
May
28
28
2020

The Human Face of Poverty

Online Lecture with Author Chris Arnade
Discovery Institute
Date
May
05
May
28
28
2020
Zoom
Online Event

Please join us Thursday, May 28 at 12pm PST for an online lecture featuring Chris Arnade, author of Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America. Discovery Institute’s Christopher F. Rufo will interview Arnade about the dynamics of American poverty, his long road trips through America’s “forgotten cities,” and the political dimension of anti-poverty policy.

Date
June
06
Jun
13
13
2020

Michael Behe on Viruses, COVID-19, and Evolution

The Center for Science and Culture
Date
June
06
Jun
13
13
2020
Online Event
In this online Zoom webinar, Dr. Behe will review the biochemistry of viruses in general and COVID-19 in particular. He will use these topical examples to illustrate a fundamental principle: Darwinian and other unintelligent evolutionary mechanisms can change life marginally, in ways that are medically important, yet they cannot explain life’s complex structure. Rather, the elegant molecular structures of life required purposeful intelligent design. The Colorado, Houston, and Southern California Chapters of Discovery Institute’s Science & Culture Network are pleased to host this upcoming event. To stay in touch with the Chapters, or to donate towards this and other events, please visit their website at https://scienceandculture.network Event
Date
July
07
Jul
10
10
2020

The CSC Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences

The Center for Science and Culture
Date
July
07
Jul
10
10
2020
Seattle, WA

The CSC Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences will prepare students to make research contributions advancing the growing science of intelligent design (ID). The seminar will explore cutting-edge ID work in fields such as molecular biology, biochemistry, embryology, developmental biology, paleontology, computational biology, ID-theoretic mathematics, cosmology, physics, and the history and philosophy of science.

Date
July
07
Jul
10
10
2020

C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society

The Center for Science and Culture
Date
July
07
Jul
10
10
2020
Seattle, WA
The C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society will explore the growing impact of science on politics, economics, social policy, bioethics, theology, and the arts during  the past century. The program is named after celebrated British writer C.S. Lewis, a perceptive critic of both scientism and technocracy in books such as The Abolition of Man and That Hideous Strength. Topics to be addressed include the history of science, the relationship between faith and science, the rise of scientific materialism, the debate over Darwinian theory and intelligent design, evolutionary conceptions of ethics, science and economics, science and criminal justice, stem cell research and abortion, eugenics, family life and sexuality, ecology and animal rights, climate
Date
July
07
Jul
17
17
2020

The Biochemical Basis of COVID-19

UK Centre for Intelligent Design Webinars on the Coronavirus Pandemic
Telos
Date
July
07
Jul
17
17
2020
First in a series of webinars seeking to explain and explore the details and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic We are pleased to announce that the UK Centre for Intelligent Design will present a series of  live-streamed webinars entitled ‘Design in Virology?’  This series will explore some of the biological and biochemical dimensions of COVID-19 and discuss their implications. Webinar presenters include Michael Behe (Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute, Professor at Lehigh University, and author of Darwin’s Black Box, The Edge of Evolution, and Darwin Devolves), Jonathan McLatchie (Assistant Professor at Sattler College), and Hugo van Woerden (Director of Public Health at Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland). Each presenter will offer some time
Date
July
07
Jul
23
23
2020

The Molecular Biology of Coronaviruses

UK Centre for Intelligent Design Webinars on the Coronavirus Pandemic
Telos
Date
July
07
Jul
23
23
2020
Second in a series of webinars seeking to explain and explore the details and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic We are pleased to announce that the UK Centre for Intelligent Design will present a series of  live-streamed webinars entitled ‘Design in Virology?’  This series will explore some of the biological and biochemical dimensions of COVID-19 and discuss their implications. Webinar presenters include Michael Behe (Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute, Professor at Lehigh University, and author of Darwin’s Black Box, The Edge of Evolution, and Darwin Devolves), Jonathan McLatchie (Assistant Professor at Sattler College), and Hugo van Woerden (Director of Public Health at Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland). Each presenter will offer some time
Date
July
07
Jul
23
23
2020

Gilder Fellows Virtual Seminar

Learn from experts on free markets, technology, capitalism, socialism, homelessness, scarcity, and more.
Center for Wealth, Poverty, and Morality
Date
July
07
Jul
23
23
2020
Online Event
Seattle, WA

If you or someone you know would benefit from a better understanding of the intersection of free markets and technology, the ongoing debate about capitalism vs. socialism, how to compassionately care for the homeless or those in poverty, or the best ways to defeat the nihilistic ideology of scarcity, you won’t want to miss your chance to learn directly from these renowned experts.

Date
July
07
Jul
30
30
2020

Beauty, Coherence, Semiotics and Coronavirus

UK Centre for Intelligent Design Webinars on the Coronavirus Pandemic
Telos
Date
July
07
Jul
30
30
2020

We are pleased to announce that the UK Centre for Intelligent Design will present a series of live-streamed webinars entitled ‘Design in Virology?’

Date
August
08
Aug
4
04
2020

Why Marriage Matters

Family structure matters for the economic, educational and emotional well-being of American children
Christopher Rufo
Date
August
08
Aug
4
04
2020
Zoom.us
Online Event

Please join us Tuesday, August 4th, at noon PT for a webinar featuring Dr. Brad Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project. Discovery Institute’s Christopher F. Rufo will interview Wilcox about the role of marriage in free enterprise, wealth accumulation, and happiness.

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