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Evolution, Education, and 'Intelligent Design'

Evolution, Education, and 'Intelligent Design':

Lessons from the 2005 Trial in Dover, PA

Clinton School of Public Service and Arkansas Darwin Day present lecture by Dr. Kevin Padian titledĀ "Evolution, Education, and 'Intelligent Design': Lessons from the 2005 Trial in Dover, PA".

Kevin Padian is president of National Center for Science Education (NCSE) board of directors and also professor of integrative biology and curator in the University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1980. An international expert on the evolution of vertebrates, particularly dinosaurs and their relatives, his principal interest is in the origin of major adaptive changes. It was on this subject, as well as on phylogenetic relationships, homology, and the nature of science, that he testified in the Dover, Pennsylvania trial on "intelligent design" in 2005.

WHERE: Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall

WHEN: February 10, 2012, 6:00pm

event_date:
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 17:00

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