From: Glenn Morton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Sep 29 2003 - 22:48:51 EDT
I recall when it came out that I was reluctant to read it. In fact, I didn't
read it until after I left YEC. I saw nothing wrong with it. Why don't you
read it? It is in the library.
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>Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 8:21 PM
>To: John W Burgeson; email@example.com
>Subject: Kitcher's Book
>John W Burgeson wrote:
>> I remember reading Kitcher's
>> ABUSING SCIENCE. I did not "like" what I read. But what he wrote could
>> not be ignored. When I returned to ICR's claims, and found them
>> incomplete, off base, sometimes (often) false, there was no way I could
>> intellectually hold to them. Fifteen years later, I have found no reasons
>> to return to them; they get flakier every year.
>I asked some friends about Kitcher's book. I haven't seen it
>myself. Here is
>what one of them said:
>"He was 'influenced' by Kitchers' book, "Abusing Science." ???"
>"The hard core evolutionists I've debated from 1993 and on,
>including those on
>Talk.Orig, either agreed the book stunk or simply distanced
>themselves from it;
>none were able to defend Kitchers' book without embarrassing
>abused his own reputation with that book."
>"I would reference Kitchers book as a standard of poor science in action."
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