Intelligent Design

The Center for Science and Culture

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Conference on Engineering in Living Systems

CELS 2021 brings together leading engineers and biologists in order to: (1) apply engineering principles to better understand biological systems, (2) craft a design-based theoretical framework that explains and predicts the behaviors of living systems, and (3) develop research programs that demonstrate the engineering principles at work in living systems. Read More ›
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C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society

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 Read More ›

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The CSC Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences

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. Read More ›

Stephen Meyer on Return of the God Hypothesis

The Spokane-Coeur-d’Alene Guild of the Catholic Medical Association is delighted to host Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, Director of the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute in Seattle and author of the New York times bestseller Darwin’s Doubt and Signature in the Cell, book of the year. Dr. Meyer will discuss his new book, Return of the God Hypothesis, Read More ›

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Evolution: How Long Would It Take?

Many engineers intuitively see design behind the incredible complexity of even simple organisms. We will take some biological data and combine it with some simple statistics to try to understand how long evolution would take. Read More ›
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YouTube Premiere of “The Paradigm Project: Intelligent Design”

This cinematic-quality documentary features Center Director Stephen Meyer and biologists Jonathan Wells and Douglas Axe. Created by filmmaker Tom Small from Colorado in consultation with various CSC Fellows, the documentary tells the story of the intelligent design movement and serves as the pilot episode of a new series that Small hopes to produce in the future. Read More ›

Darwin’s Three Big Ideas That Impacted Humanity

One of the greatest naturalists of the nineteenth century, Alfred Russel Wallace co-discovered evolution by natural selection. Unlike Darwin, Wallace became convinced that life and the universe displayed clear evidence of purposeful design. Join us for an online birthday party as we celebrate the life and legacy of Wallace with historian Michael Flannery. Read More ›
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Evidence Against Neo-Darwinian Evolution from the Fossil Record

The Science and Culture Network Chapter in Southern California invites you to join the latest in a series of webinars on intelligent design featuring a variety of Center for Science & Culture scientists and scholars. Renowned German paleontologist Dr. Gunter Bechly will present a talk on how the Neo-Darwinian theory of evolution predicts a gradual bottom-up pattern of appearances of Read More ›

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Dallas Conference on Science & Faith — 2021

Does our universe point to God? Do molecules show evidence of foresight? Were humans produced through an unguided evolutionary process or by intelligent design? Explore these questions and more at the third annual Dallas Conference on Science & Faith, sponsored by Discovery Institute on March 13, 2021. Read More ›
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Alfred Russel Wallace: Father of Intelligent Design?
Alfred Russel Wallace: Father of Intelligent Design?

Celebrate Alfred Wallace’s Birthday on Jan. 8 with Historian Michael Flannery

One of the greatest naturalists of the nineteenth century, Alfred Russel Wallace co-discovered evolution by natural selection. Unlike Darwin, Wallace became convinced that life and the universe displayed clear evidence of purposeful design. Join us for an online birthday party as we celebrate the life and legacy of Wallace with historian Michael Flannery. Read More ›