Category Archives: Intelligent Design

Is there Biblical evidence that animal death was a consequence of the Fall?

Protestants who subscribe to either Old Earth creationism (or progressive creationism) and those who subscribe to Theistic Evolution, often also believe that there is no Biblical warrant for the Young Earth Creationist to say that animal death must be the … Continue reading

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Evolution, Creationism, and Intelligent Design: A first Response

This is a response to Matt, a friend of mine who has posted on his blog the first in a series of posts in which we will discuss the merits of evolutionary theory and intelligent design. For all interested in … Continue reading

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One way Determinism and Humean ‘causation’

Hume’s famous attack on causation, making it out to be nothing more than an idea formed from the observation of constant conjunction, seems to undercut models of one-way determinism. Determinism says that from any earlier state and the laws, the … Continue reading

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Another way out of the EAAN?

Following the last post I wrote last night (or technically earlier this morning, but it was before I went to sleep), I thought of another way for the Naturalist to possibly avoid abandoning Naturalism given Plantinga’s Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design and Teleology

After having just listened to an interview with William Dembski, I think I’ve come to realize that a seminal question involved in the intelligent design vs. evolution (darwinian) debate is whether Nature involves teleology. If one is inclined to believe … Continue reading

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Is Intelligent Design a Naturalistic explanation?

In what follows I will try to outline a basic argument for why intelligent design may be a naturalistic explanation, at least if one is willing to accept that something like the big-bang episode is a naturalistic explanation. First, something … Continue reading

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Intelligent Designs

In thinking recently about the intelligent design movement, I have realized that there is a diversity which I had not previously been attentive to, between various intelligent design hypotheses. For instance, Stephen C. Meyer generally proposes intelligent design as the best … Continue reading

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