Category: Intellectual freedom
|January 20, 2014||Posted by News under academic freedom, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
Evolution News & Views is holding a Censor of the Year contest, featuring hot ticket contenders and asking you to nominate your own.
|December 17, 2013||Posted by DLH under Darwinism, Evolution, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, Origin Of Life, theistic evolution|
Or does the observed biochemical complexity imply design? Dr. Granville Sewell finds: Intelligent design theories gaining steam in scientific circles “The debut at #7 on the New York Times best seller list last July of Stephen Meyer’s new book Darwin’s Doubt is evidence that the scientific theory of intelligent design (ID) continues to gain momentum. […]
|November 17, 2013||Posted by DLH under Free Speech, Informatics, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, language, Logic and First Principles of right reason, Philosophy|
Random Brain Waves Save Free Will? The debate continues with a new publication. But the new study by Han-Gue Jo and colleagues of Freiburg makes a strong case that the “RP” is not really a ‘thing’ at all. They say that, in the two seconds before a button press, you see both negative and positive […]
|September 12, 2013||Posted by DonaldM under academic freedom, Atheism, Darwinism, Education, Evolution, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
By now, I’m sure most of you have heard about the academic freedom controversy surrounding Ball State University and the investigation of physics professor, Eric Hedin (pronounced he-deen). Discovery Institute’s Evolution News and Views has published several stories over the past few weeks, most notably this, this, this and this. (Articles on the entire saga […]
|September 4, 2013||Posted by News under Canada, Intellectual freedom, News|
Just why Dawkins, who doesn’t apparently believe in free will, thinks the nanny state is a problem, is unclear. But who cares?
|August 20, 2013||Posted by johnnyb under academic freedom, Intellectual freedom|
Mark Armitage has been recently noted here on UD for having possibly been fired from his job for reporting facts that others don’t like. In a recent podcast, PZ Myers takes Armitage’s findings to task:
|June 16, 2013||Posted by News under Atheism, Culture, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
Why would anyone waste time on a study that demonstrates that when people are under threat, they turn to what they really believe?
|May 28, 2013||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom|
|May 26, 2013||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom|
The unfreer the nation, the more atheists?
|May 25, 2013||Posted by News under Education, Intellectual freedom|
How things have changed since the days you went to school to learn how to think.
|May 24, 2013||Posted by News under Evolution, Intellectual freedom, stasis|
Oooh, bad, bad, bad, when it might mean doubting Darwin, the greatest mind that ever accidentally evolved.
|May 24, 2013||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, Philosophy|
Thought crime: Nagel really got their noses out of joint by sympathizing with theorists of intelligent design.
|May 7, 2013||Posted by DonaldM under academic freedom, Biology, Constitution, Courts, Creationism, Culture, Darwinism, Education, Evolutionary biology, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, Laws, Legal, science education|
Slate.com is all upset that repeal of the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008 was was rejected yet again in a 3-2 vote in the State Senate. 19 year old Rice University Student Zack Kopplin has been leading the charge to get this “outrage” done away with once and for all, with help from the […]
|November 8, 2012||Posted by James Barham under academic freedom, Education, Intellectual freedom, Video|
Denyse O’Leary has a piece that may interest UD readers at TheBestSchools.org: Readers may remember Ben Carson, the gifted neurosurgeon who failed Political Correctness 101 at Emory University and then gently but pointedly attacked PC in his commencement address. Carson’s sin was to point out that Darwin’s theory of evolution offers no firm basis for […]
|October 1, 2012||Posted by News under Culture, Intellectual freedom, News|
Just another reason why the News desk here rarely or never uses Wikipedia as a source.
|August 18, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
A correct understanding of which is becoming critical.
|July 15, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom|
It’s not that the Common Dreams folk don’t have topics for criticism, but that they don’t have a philosophical position from which criticism could be meaningful or morally compelling.
|June 14, 2012||Posted by News under Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
And now they have to persecute everyone who did.
|May 14, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, Neuroscience, News|
“many evolutionists — from Darwin to the present — have argued and are still arguing precisely the point that Dr. Carson was highlighting”
|April 29, 2012||Posted by kairosfocus under Atheism, Culture, Education, ID Foundations, Intellectual freedom, Philosophy, Popular culture, science education, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society|
In the ongoing Methodological Naturalism thread, at no. 66, Dr Matzke is on record: massive observational evidence and the logic of our understanding of natural laws rules say that that miracle thing can’t happen. In short he holds that the laws of nature forbid miracles. (And recall, here, we are speaking about the late publicist […]
(I also respond here, at 73.)
It does seem rather like the root issue is philosophical, not scientific. END