Intelligence Design


Guest:
Michael J. Behe
*Professor of Biochemistry, LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA
*Author, Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution (Touchstone, 1998)

David J. Haury
*Associate Professor, Science Education, Ohio State University
*Director, ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education

Deborah Owens-Fink
*Elected Member, Ohio State Board of Education
*Professor of Marketing, University of Akron, OH

Ernan McMullen
*Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame, South Bend IN

Ohio public schools are battling over how to teach the different views of the origin of life. Some educators believe the theory of "Intelligent Design" deserves a place in the school curriculum because it's a science. But critics say ID is not science at all. So, what is intelligent design? Why do some educators find it so objectionable?

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