A Definitive Farewell

A Review of "Taking Leave of Darwin: A Longtime Agnostic Discovers the Case for Design," by Neil Thomas

Neil Thomas is a philosophy professor at the University of Durham, England, where he specializes in language, logic, and rhetoric. A life member of the British Rationalist Association, he learned and internalized the standard Darwinian narrative from a young age without demur. Some aspects of it struck him as strange and counterintuitive, but he trusted that the processes of science had established everything through proper peer review. Surely, the only holdouts after more than a century post-Origin were the biblical fundamentalists.

But when he encountered opposition to Darwin from within the ranks of scientific academia, well, that was something he couldn't so easily dismiss. The question of origins was no...


has a BS in Computer Science and worked in software development with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, where she works as Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #59, Winter 2021 Copyright © 2022 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo59/a-definitive-farewell


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