Friday, October 2, 2009

Thomism and Intelligent Design

Yesterday, I linked to Ed Feser's post on four approaches to teleology. For those whose interest was piqued by that entry, let me recommend the following links on Thomism and intelligent design:

Stephen M. Barr, "The Miracle of Evolution", First Things 160 (February 2006): 30-33.

William E. Carroll, "Creation, Evolution, and Thomas Aquinas", Revue des Questions Scientifiques 171.4 (2000): 319-347 .

Marie I. George, “On Attempts to Salvage Paley’s Argument from Design,” in Science, Philosophy, and Theology, ed. John O’Callaghan (South Bend: St. Augustine’s Press, 2004).

Michael W. Tkacz, "A Designer Universe: Chance, Design, and Cosmic Order," Paper Prepared for the Physics & the God of Abraham Conference, Gonzaga University (April 2004)

Michael W. Tkacz, "Thomas Aquinas vs. The Intelligent Designers: What is God’s Finger Doing in My Pre-Biotic Soup?" Paper Prepared for the Gonzaga Socratic Club