"Darwin on Trial" Book Review by hicaliber

"Darwin on Trial"
A review of the works of Phillip E. Johnson, particularly his book "Darwin on Trial."
# 93995 | 1,870 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 17, 2007 in English (Analysis) , Religion and Theology (General) , Biology (General)

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This paper discusses the views of Phillip E. Johnson, who is considered one of the important leaders in the "Intelligent Design" movement, which is an offshoot of "creationism" and has been used by those who oppose evolution. The paper describes his book, "Darwin on Trial" as a good one to read for those who want a balanced look at both sides of the current debate between the ideas of evolution and the ideas of creationism.

Table of Contents:
Brief Summary
Critical Interaction
Works Cited

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Johnson, Phillip E. 1991. Darwin on Trial. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Gateway.
  • Johnson, Phillip E. 1997. Defeating Darwinism by Opening Minds. Downers Grove, ILL: Intervarsity Press.
  • Miller, Kenneth E.; & Johnson, Phillip E. 1996. Odyssey of Life: How did we get here? The Public Broadcast Service. Retrieved 24 April 2006 from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/odyssey/debate/deb07mill206.html.
  • Popper, Karl. 1962. Science: Conjectures and Refutations. Conjectures and Refutations. New York: Basic Books.

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