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Lecture on 'intelligent design' flaw Monday

4:02 p.m., March 2, 2006--Elliott Sober, Hans Reichenbach Professor and William F. Vilas Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, will deliver UD's spring David Norton Memorial Lecture, “What's Wrong with Intelligent Design Theory?” at 7 p.m., Monday, March 6, in 125 Clayton Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Internationally recognized as a leading philosopher of biology and science, Sober will present what he considers to be the strongest version of the argument for the intelligent design theory, followed by what he believes is the fatal flaw in such an argument.

Books by Sober include Simplicity, The Nature of Selection, Reconstructing the Past, Philosophy of Biology, From a Biological Point of View, Unto Others and Adaptation and Optimality. Anthologies include Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology and Reconstructing Marxism. He has published more than 200 scholarly articles and book chapters and is the author of Core Questions in Philosophy, a popular textbook.

Sober has been awarded Guggenheim, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and American Association for the Advancement of Science fellowships. He also has held grants from National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies and the National Research Council. Other teaching appointments include the Universities of Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, Vienna, Otago [New Zealand] and the London School of Economics.

The Norton lecture series is supported by the David Norton Memorial Fund, the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program, the Department of Philosophy, the Class of 1955 Ethics Endowment Fund and the Makaguchi Foundation.

A reception will follow. For more information, call (302) 831-2359.

Article by Jerry Rhodes

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