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Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction

By: Eugenie C Scott

Greenwood Publishing Group

Hardback | Jun 2004 | #147089 | ISBN: 0313321221
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About this book

Written by one of the leading advocates for the teaching of evolution in the United States, this resource provides an introduction to the many facets of the debate - the scientific evidence for evolution, the legal and educational basis for teaching, the various religious points of view - as well as a concise history of the evolution-creationism controversy.


Contents

Introduction; Science, Evolution, Religion, and Creationism; Science: "Truth Without Certainty"; Evolution; Bellefs: Religion, Creationism, and Naturalism; A History of the Creationism/Evolution Controversy; Before Darwin to the Twentieth Century; Eliminating Evolution, Inventing Creation Science; Neocreationism; Selections from the Literature; Cosmology, Astronomy, Geology; Patterns and Processes of Biological Evolution; Legal Issues; Educational Issues; Religious Issues; The Nature of Science; References for Further Exploration.

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