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Understanding Intelligent Design

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This compact guide lays out the basics of Intelligent Design, popularly known as ID. William Dembski, the dean of the intelligent-design movement, and Sean McDowell especially target readers whose understanding may have been confused by educational bias and one-sided arguments and attacks.

Commonsense and no-nonsense, with pointed examples, the authors explainthe central th
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Paperback, 233 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Harvest House Publishers
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Lisa
This book... Is utterly brilliant. Regardless of your religious beliefs I would highly suggest this book to anyone who actually wants to make INFORMED decisions on such matters. The authors manage to highlight a lot of the evidence for intelligent design and also where Darwinism is in fact failing to hold up. There is a total misconception that to believe in science is equivalent to totally discounting ID which is complete rubbish. As a science graduate I have found that the more I learn about s ...more
Lukas Szrot
If I ever teach a course in introductory logic I will use this book to demonstrate logical fallacies, as it contains copious examples of nearly every type of bad logic of which I am aware. Though Intelligent Design is often called a revolution this book contains much the same polemics, apologetics, and arguments from ignorance characteristic of the young earth creationist movement, though often watered down. The familiar "evolution is a religion" and "Darwinism equals immorality" strawman rhetor ...more
Justin Sinclair
Great for getting young apologists started. Very biased though.
Robert Kiehn
Great book on ID from a Biblical perspective!!
Ernie Dawson
Great primer on the subject of intelligent design. William Dembski coined the term "Intelligent Design" some years ago but it is just now really getting some momemtum. If it can be "proven" that organic life has intelligent design then there must be a designer.
Ben Wanamaker
It serves its purpose well as a general introduction, not sparing the heavier implications and deductions of ID out of the book. I recommend it for just about anyone beginning their foray into this most stimulating of subjects and fields of research.
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A mathematician and philosopher, Dr. William Dembski has taught at Northwestern University, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Dallas. He has done postdoctoral work in mathematics at MIT, in physics at the University of Chicago, and in computer science at Princeton University. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago where he earned a B.A. in psychology, an M.S. in stat ...more
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