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But Is It Science? updated edition

edited by Robert T. Pennock and Michael Ruse
Amherst (NY): Prometheus Books, 2009. 577 pages.

Part of the controversy over the Origin of Species was whether Darwin's theory was properly scientific, and part of the ongoing controversies over creation science and "intelligent design" is whether these views are properly scientific. But Is It Science? thus tackles the philosophical question in the creation/evolution controversy. The editors, NCSE Supporter Michael Ruse and NCSE member Robert T. Pennock, testified on the nature of science in McLean v. Arkansas and Kitzmiller v. Dover, respectively. Not to be missed is Nick Matzke's article, written especially for the volume, detailing the genesis of "intelligent design" in preparation for Edwards v. Aguillard.