Darwin Year continues with ‘Darwin on Intelligent Design’

Elliott SoberBiological philosopher Elliott Sober will speak on “Charles Darwin and Intelligent Design” at 5 p.m. April 13 in Dallas Hall’s McCord Auditorium.

Sober, the Hans Reichenbach Professor and William F. Vilas Research Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, appears as part of “Darwin’s Evolving Legacy: Celebrating Ideas That Shape Our World.” The University is presenting an ongoing series of free, public lectures throughout 2009 celebrating Darwin’s 200th birth date and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his seminal book, On the Origin of Species.

Sober’s 2008 book, Evidence and Evolution: The Logic Behind the Science, has been called one of the most in-depth analyses of the relationship between statistical reasoning and evidence in evolutionary biology.

Visit the “Darwin’s Evolving Legacy” website