Paul Nelson

Paul A. Nelson studied evolutionary theory and the philosophy of science at the University of Chicago, where he received his PhD in 1998. Since that time, he has been a Fellow of the Discovery Institute and from 2004 to the present an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. Nelson’s scholarly articles have appeared in journals such as Biology & Philosophy, Zygon, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, and BioComplexity, and book chapters in the anthologies Mere Creation, Signs of Intelligence, Intelligent Design Creationism and Its Critics, and Darwin, Design, and Public Education. He is a member of the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) and the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB).
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How can Science and Christianity complement each other?
Paul Nelson ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 967 1 Jun 2015
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What effect has naturalism had on Science and scientists?
Paul Nelson ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 894 1 Jun 2015
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What is Science unable to explain?
Paul Nelson ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,127 1 Jun 2015
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What common assumptions and values did Christianity and Science originally share?
Paul Nelson ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,025 1 Jun 2015
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How does intelligent design better explain the biological evidence than universal common descent?
Paul Nelson ScienceEvolution 00:00:00 794 1 Jun 2015
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What is the biological idea of universal common descent and why does it matter?
Paul Nelson ScienceEvolution 00:00:00 867 1 Jun 2015
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How is a Christian understanding of intelligent design a better basis for Science than naturalism?
Paul Nelson ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 926 1 Jun 2015
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What is methodological naturalism?
Paul Nelson ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,061 1 Jun 2015
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How have shifts in scientific thought shaped our understanding of the world over the last 300 years?
Paul Nelson ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,325 1 Jun 2015
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What are the scientific origins of the idea of universal common descent?
Paul Nelson ScienceEvolution 00:00:00 762 1 Jun 2015

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