Engaging with Intelligent Design? Reflections on the Rhetoric of Howard Van Till

Jones, Arthur; Tyler, David
October 2005
Science & Christian Belief;Oct2005, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p223
Academic Journal
Howard Van Till's paper on Intelligent Design (ID), published in this journal, (2003) 15(2), presented readers with what purported to be a scientific demolition of William Dembski's arguments for ID. Here we argue that Van Till's presentation was seriously flawed, presenting a distorted picture of ID, and misrepresenting the contributions to ID of William Dembski and Michael Behe. We explore the background to Van Till's paper and provide a more accurate account of what ID is about.


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