Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Dictionary of Life | Origins with Dr. Paul A. Nelson

Dr. Nelson breaks down some of the amazingly complex functions of the most simple cells. The simplest cell is to complex to have come from non-life or evolved.

Paul Nelson

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Chicago

Paul Nelson is currently a Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Adjunct Professor in the MA Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. Paul’s articles have appeared in Biology & Philosophy, Zygon, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, and Touchstone, and chapters in the anthologies Mere Creation, Signs of Intelligence, Intelligent Design Creationism and Its Critics, and Darwin, Design, and Public Education. His forthcoming monograph, On Common Descent, critically evaluates the theory of common descent. Paul is a member of the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) and the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB). Paul is married to Suzanne Nelson, M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University; they reside in Glenview, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago) with their two daughters, Hannah (14) and Olivia (12).