Discovery Institute Press

Discovery Institute Press is the imprint of the Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture. Started in 1996, the Center for Science and Culture is a Discovery Institute program which:

  • Supports research by scientists and other scholars challenging various aspects of neo-Darwinian theory;
  • Supports research by scientists and other scholars developing the scientific theory known as intelligent design;
  • Supports research by scientists and scholars in the social sciences and humanities exploring the impact of scientific materialism on culture; and:
  • Encourages schools to improve science education by teaching students more fully about the theory of evolution, including the theory's scientific weaknesses as well is its strengths.
Discovery's Center for Science and Culture has more than 40 Fellows, including biologists, biochemists, chemists, physicists, philosophers and historians of science, as well as public policy and legal experts, many of whom also have affiliations with colleges and universities. For more information visit http://www.discovery.org/csc/.

Darwin’s Conservatives: The Misguided Quest By John G. West
160 pages | ISBN 978-0-979014-10-9
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Darwin’s Conservatives: The Misguided Quest

While conservatives are presumed to be critical of Darwin’s theory, many on the right have mounted a vigorous defense of Darwinism. Darwin’s Conservatives explains that their attempts to reconcile conservatism and Darwinian biology misunderstand both.

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Debating Darwin’s Doubt: A Scientific Controversy That Can No Longer Be Denied By David Klinghoffer
350 pages | ISBN 978-1-936599-28-8
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Debating Darwin’s Doubt: A Scientific Controversy That Can No Longer Be Denied

In 2013, Stephen Meyer’s book Darwin’s Doubt became a national bestseller, provoking a wide-ranging debate about the adequacy of Darwinian theory to explain life’s history. In Debating Darwin’s Doubt: A Scientific Controversy That Can No Longer Be Denied, leading scholars in the intelligent design community respond to critiques of Meyer’s […]

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God and Evolution By Jay Richards
388 pages | ISBN 978-0-9790141-6-1
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God and Evolution

What does it mean to say that God “used evolution” to create the world? Is Darwin’s theory of evolution compatible with belief in God? And even if Darwin’s theory could be reconciled with religious belief, do we need to do so? Is the theory well established scientifically? Is it true?

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In the Beginning and Other Essays on Intelligent Design By Granville Sewell
142 pages | ISBN 978-0-979014-14-7
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In the Beginning and Other Essays on Intelligent Design

In this wide-ranging collection of essays, mathematician Granville Sewell looks at the big bang, the fine-tuning of the laws of physics, and the evolution of life. He concludes that while there is much in the history of life that seems to suggest natural causes, there is nothing to support Charles Darwin’s idea that natural selection of random mutations can explain major evolutionary advances.

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Science and Human Origins By Ann Gauger, Casey Luskin and Douglas Axe
126 pages | ISBN 978-1-936599-04-2
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Science and Human Origins

Evidence for a purely Darwinian account of human origins is supposed to be overwhelming. But is it?

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The Deniable Darwin and Other Essays By David Berlinski
558 pages | ISBN 978-0-979014-12-3
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The Deniable Darwin and Other Essays

When it comes to some of life’s most profound questions—the origins of life, of matter, of the universe itself—does modern science already have everything all figured out? Many scientists would like us to think they are mere steps away from solving all the deep enigmas of physical existence.

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The Long War Ahead and the Short War Upon Us: Imperfect Civilization, Perfect Barbarism and WMD Terror By John C. Wohlstetter
240 pages | ISBN 978-0-979014-11-6
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The Long War Ahead and the Short War Upon Us: Imperfect Civilization, Perfect Barbarism and WMD Terror

The Long War Ahead and the Short War Upon Us analyzes the multiple wars against terrorist groups that ensued after September 11, 2001, and their roots.

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The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society By John G. West
350 pages | ISBN 978-1-936599-05-9
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The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society

In this wide-ranging book of essays, contemporary writers probe Lewis’s prophetic warnings about the dehumanizing impact of scientism on ethics, politics, faith, reason, and science itself.

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The Unofficial Guide to Cosmos: Fact and Fiction in Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Landmark Science Series By Casey Luskin, David Klinghoffer and Jay Richards
182 pages | ISBN 978-1-936599-22-6
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The Unofficial Guide to Cosmos: Fact and Fiction in Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Landmark Science Series

The 2014 reboot of Carl Sagan’s classic 13-part series Cosmos struck a chord with viewers, garnered 12 Emmy Award nominations, and is headed straight into schools as a science teacher’s instructional aid. It’s also an agenda-driven vehicle for scientific materialism, casting religion as arch foe of the search for truth about nature […]

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The War on Humans By Wesley J. Smith
110 pages | ISBN 978-1-936599-26-4
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The War on Humans

The environmental movement has helped produce significant improvements in the world around us—from cleaner air to the preservation of natural wonders such as Yellowstone.  But in recent years, environmental activists have arisen who regard humans as Public Enemy Number One. In this provocative book, Wesley J. Smith exposes efforts by […]

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