Critique: "Icons of Evolution"
Discovery Institute fellow Jonathan Wells is a major purveyor of misleading, inaccurate, and incorrect statements about evolution. His book Icons of Evolution (2000) is notorious for its distortions and false claims about evolution.
Here are resources to help you understand and respond to the misleading claims made by Wells, especially in Icons.
- What's Wrong with Icons? NCSE's comprehensive analysis, chapter by chapter, by Dr. Alan D. Gishlick
- NCSE's 10 Answers to Jonathan Wells's 10 Questions provides brief answers to Wells's most misleading claims.
- "The Talented Mr. Wells" a comprehensive critique by Drs. Kevin Padian and Alan Gishlick, published in the Quarterly Review of Biology, March 2002 (PDF)
- More reviews of Icons at the Talk Origins website
- Review by Massimo Pigliucci Department of Ecology and Evolution, SUNY
- Review by Kenneth Miller, professor of Biology at Brown University