Paul Nelson, Philosopher of Science

Expertise: Philosophy of Biology

Movie focus: Identifying the two paradigms used to interpret scientific data

After Dr. Nelson received his BA in philosophy with a minor in evolutionary biology from the University of Pittsburgh, he entered the University of Chicago, where he received his PhD (1998) in the philosophy of biology and evolutionary theory.

He is a philosopher of biology who has been involved in the intelligent design debate internationally for over two decades.

He is currently a Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University.

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  • Theistic Evolution
  • Mere Creation
  • Intelligent Design: Creationism and Its Critics
  • Darwin, Design, and Public Education