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“The Design Inference” — Coming to paperback in 6 months

I just learned from my editor at Cambridge University Press that The Design Inference is going to be issued in paperback in the next 6 months. This is good news. When the book came out in 1998, it listed at $55. I believe it is now up to $85. This will take the price down significantly and, I trust, make the ideas in that book all the more accessible. Also, for some reason, the hardback is issued these days without a dustcover. The dustcover contains some nice endorsements, notably, one by evolutionist Bill Wimsatt (go here and scroll down). I expect this information will be appearing on the cover of the paperback edition.

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3 Responses to “The Design Inference” — Coming to paperback in 6 months

  1. I’ve never read it, so I’ll probably take advantage of the opportunity.

  2. Yeap, mine didn’t have a dustcover but I believe that comes from a long time ago because it’s two years since I got it… somebody once told that it looks like a fine copy :-)

  3. It’s an impressive book. I once showed it to a stats prof. when I was talking to him about ID
    and the idea of a probability threshold based upon the universe’s resources.
    As he flipped through the book, he seemed to be interested in it as he recognized some people he knew
    (Skyrms, Diaconis, etc).

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