Faulty Design

The Edge of Evolution
The Search for the Limits of Darwinism
Michael J. Behe
Free Press, $28, 336 pp.


It would be difficult to name a scientific idea that causes more unease, more bewilderment, or more opposition than Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Evolution has been the target of textbook protests, board-of-education elections, state laws, show trials, and even Supreme Court decisions. So powerful and far-reaching is the idea that it has even led its most ardent enthusiasts to suggest that evolutionary analysis will soon step...

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About the Author

Kenneth R. Miller is professor of biology at Brown University.