TITLE

Problems with the Intersession Course

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Eugenie C.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the syllabus of the curriculum "Philosophy of Intelligent Design." The author argues that the course aims to disparage the scientific status of evolution and to present the religious ideas of creation science and intelligent design as superior to evolution. He reveals that the revised syllabus does not provide the diversity of viewpoints on the origin of life and its history. The course was dominated by creation science and lacks viewpoints of other religious traditions that accept evolution. It also presents a distorted view of the scientific standing of evolution. He concludes that Sharon Lemburg's "Philosophy of Intelligent Design" is just an advocacy that misleads students about the nature of evolutionary theory.
ACCESSION #
25120712

 

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