DARWIN DAY IN AMERICA How Our Politics And Culture Have Been Dehumanized In The Name Of ScienceJOHN G WEST Updated With A Brand New Chapter For The Paperback EditionA Superb Overview Of What Happens Once We Start Seeing Man As An Overachieving Worm Marvin Olasky, World U P D A TED WITH A N EW CHAPT E R O N SCIENTISM I N THE AGE OF O B AMA At The Dawn Of The Twentieth Century, Leading Scientists And Politicians Giddily Predicted That Science Especially Darwinian Biology Would Supply Solutions To All The Intractable Problems Of American Society, From Crime To Poverty To Sexual Maladjustment.But The Results Have Been Disastrous, As Discovery Institute Senior Fellow John G West Demonstrates In This Captivating Book Based On Extensive Archival Research, Darwin Day In Americashows How The Ideology Of Scientism Has Corrupted American Politics And Culture Scientific Experts In Thrall To The Assumptions Of Philosophical Materialism Began Treating Human Beings As Little Than Animals Or Machines.The Consequences Have Been Far Reaching And Extend To The Present, As West Reveals In A Brand New Chapter For The Paperback On Scientism In The Age Of Obama.
John G West Jr..Dr John West is a Senior Fellow at the Seattle based Discovery Institute, where he is Associate Director of Discovery s Center for Science Culture and Vice President for Public Policy and Legal Affairs His current research examines the impact of Darwinian science on public policy and culture during the past century His other areas of expertise include constitutional law, American government and institutions, and religion and politics.Dr West was previously an Associate Professor of Political Science at Seattle Pacific University where he chaired the Political Science department, and he has taught political science and history courses at California State University, San Bernardino and Azusa Pacific University From 1986 1989, Dr West served as Managing Editor of Public Research, Syndicated, which distributed essays on public affairs to than 700 daily and weekly newspapers.Dr West has written or edited numerous books He also has contributed articles to a wide range of scholarly and popular outlets, including National Review Online, FoxNews.com, The Encyclopedia of the American Presidency, Wake Forest Law Review, Policy Review, The Washington Times, The Seattle Times, The Seattle Post Intelligencer, The St Louis Post Dispatch, The Detroit News, and The San Diego Union.Dr West holds a Ph.D in Government from Claremont Graduate University and a B.A in Communications from the University of Washington He is a recipient of several academic fellowships, including a Haynes Foundation Dissertation Grant, an Earhart Foundation Fellowship, a Richard Weaver Fellowship, and a Chevron Journalism Economics Scholarship Dr West is a member of the American Political Science Association, Pi Sigma Alpha the national political science honor society , and Phi Beta Kappa.
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- Darwin Day In America: How Our Politics and Culture Have Been Dehumanized in the Name of Science
- John G. West
- 08 October 2017 John G. West