Intelligent Design: The 21st Century Pseudoscience



This book proposes a critical research about if Intelligent Design Movement’s argument deserves to be considered a scientific discourse, from the perspective of science and the contemporary philosophy of science. To that effect, reviews Tammy Kitzmiller et al. vs. Dover Area School District trial, in which the main criterion to sentence was to discern if intelligent design hypothesis could be considered science. Thus, a Philosophy of Science typical issue becomes the key element to decide a hot topic thanks to it’s emotional, ideological, religious and legal implications. The book revises current scientific literature about knowledge areas concerned, primarily Biochemistry, Genetics and Information Theory. After assess scientific knowledge state in these subjects and others close, the work lays out to suggest and discuss the indispensable philosophical questions to an open debate about epistemological, philosophical, sociological and political implications of intelligent design hypothesis.

Detalles del Libro

ISBN/13: 9788418808388

Num. Páginas: 294

Tamaño: 160 X 230 mm

Encuadernación: Tapa blanda con solapas

Año de publicación: 2021

Editorial: Aula Magna Proyecto clave McGraw Hill

Categoría: Evolución

Vicente Claramonte Sanz (Autor)

Vicente Claramonte Sanz (Valencia, 1965) is lawyer, European Doctor in Philosophy and International Doctor in Law. Currently performs as Lecturer at Logic and Philosophy of Science Teaching Section at Departament of Philosophy of Universitat de València. His researching areas are Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Evolutionary Epistemology, Philosophy of Laws and Intelligent Design, about which he has published several works of critical epistemology.

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