TITLE

Counterpoint: Teach Intelligent Design So Students May 'Stand on the Shoulders of Giants'

AUTHOR(S)
Hughes, Kylie Grimshaw
PUB. DATE
September 2019
SOURCE
Australia Points of View: Teaching Evolution;2019, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an argument against the teaching of evolution as the only possibility for the origin and development of life. It is the author's opinion that offering instruction in intelligent design provides opportunities for education as students explore various theories and perspectives. The development of the theory of intelligent design, historical connections between science and religion, and errors and adjustments to scientific theories are explored.
ACCESSION #
52507828

 

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