Sober on intelligent design theory and the intelligent designer

Faith and Philosophy 25 (4):432-442 (2008)
Intelligent design theorists claim that their theory is neutral as to the identity of the intelligent designer, even with respect to whether it is a natural or a supernatural agent. In a recent issue of Faith and Philosophy, Elliott Sober has argued that in fact the theory is not neutral on this issue, and that it entails theexistence of a supernatural designer. I examine Sober’s argument and identify several hurdles it must overcome
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DOI 10.5840/faithphil200825444
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