Unpublished Paper
Three Position Papers on Intelligent Design in the Public Schools
Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Charles Detwiler , Liberty University
Publication Date
1-1-2007
Disciplines
Abstract

These brief working documents are used in my Biology 101 course to encourage students to draw together what they know about science, politics, and the theology of the human will to speak to a current issue.

In a team format, they are encouraged to compare these positions and select one which they (as a team) wish to identify with. The preponderance of teams are attracted to the third position. Assumptions made toward the end of this third position are accepted with little critical thought. It has been a fascinating exercise in using a biological issue to address fundamental philosophical problems we all face and don’t admit to very readily.

Citation Information
Charles Detwiler. "Three Position Papers on Intelligent Design in the Public Schools" (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charles_detwiler/5/