Here are the installments on Paul Draper's important article, "Irreducible Complexity and Darwinian Gradualism: A Reply to Michael J. Behe", Faith and Philosophy 19:1 (2002), pp. 3-21:
1st installment: Behe's argument
2nd installment: Three common but bad criticisms of Behe's argument
3rd installment: Are Behe's examples irreducibly complex?
4th installment: Behe's revision
5th installment: Are indirect routes to irreducible complexity really too improbable?
6th installment: Are direct routes to irreducible complexity really impossible?
I'll be buried under a pile of work for at least a couple of weeks, so in the meantime, I'll be re-posting a few things. Until then, be well!
Review of Draper and Schellenberg (eds.), <I>Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Exploratory Essays</I>
Adam Green reviews the book for NDPR.
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