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/.

Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
150 pages | ISBN 978-0-9790141-9-2
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Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life

Some regard him as a heretic, others as merely a misguided scientist-turned-spiritualist, still others as a prescient figure anticipating the modern Gaia hypothesis. The provocative thesis of this new biography is that Wallace, in developing his unique brand of evolution, presaged modern intelligent design theory.

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Darwin’s Conservatives: The Misguided Quest cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
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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God and Evolution cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
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 cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
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 cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
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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Sleepwalking with the Bomb cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
266 pages | ISBN 978-1-936599-06-6
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Sleepwalking with the Bomb

Sleepwalking with the Bomb shows how we can forestall nuclear catastrophe.

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The Deniable Darwin and Other Essays cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
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 cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
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 cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
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 Myth of Junk DNA cat_name."]|"; } //now, loop through the categories that are child to "Authors" $categories=get_categories('child_of='.get_cat_ID('Authors')); echo "By "; $apcats=""; $ncats=0; foreach ($categories as $cat) { if (strpos(" ".$postcats,"|[".$cat->cat_name."]|")>0)//we have a match, so add to array { $apcats[$ncats]=$cat->cat_name; $ncats++; } } for ($n=0;$n<$ncats;$n++) { if ($n>0) { if ($n==$ncats-1)echo " and "; else echo ", "; } echo $apcats[$n]; } ?>
150 pages | ISBN 9781936599004
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The Myth of Junk DNA

The Myth of Junk DNA is written for a general audience by biologist Jonathan Wells, author of Icons of Evolution. Citing some of the abundant evidence from recent genome projects, the book shows that “junk DNA” is not science, but myth.

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