TITLE

INTELLIGENT DESIGN AS AN ALTERNATIVE EXPLANATION FOR THE EXISTENCE OF BIOMOLECULAR MACHINES

AUTHOR(S)
Behe, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Rhetoric & Public Affairs;Winter98, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p565
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's reasons for not accepting the common explanation for the development of life. Gradualism is a requirement for Darwin's theory but certain biochemical systems are irreducibly complex and could not be formed, it is argued, in a gradual manner. The author provides a theory to replace the commonly held Darwinian explanations that suggests the presence of a designing intelligent agent. Intelligent design theory is not meant to be dogmatic in its support of religious or atheistic ideas.
ACCESSION #
31736825

 

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