Teaching Intelligent Design in Public School Curriculum

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Teaching Intelligent Design in Public School Curriculum
Abstract:
This study will analyze the scientific and the legal problems associated with teaching (ID) intelligent design in public classrooms. By understanding the lack of scientific evidence purporting that ID is a valid scientific theory, the United Stated courts do not agree that the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment protects the right to teach this type of theory in the classrooms. This analysis will also define how religious views on creationism further degrade the scientific validity of ID as a public school curriculum because it has inherent religious bias in biological teachings outside of empirical evidence. Finally, no one position (science or religion) can define...
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.....hed articles and book chapters, he is the author of numerous books, including Law and Objectivity; Speech, Crime and the Uses of Language; Conflicts of Law and Morality; Religion, s Convictions; and Political Choice, among others. He is a member of the American Philosophical Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Source Citation
Greenawalt, Kent. "Intelligent design: scientific theory or religious conviction?" Journal of Church and State 45.2 (2003): 237+. General OneFile. Web. 29 Aug. 2010.
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