William Lane Craig is debating evolutionary biologist Francisco Ayala in the November 5th, 2009, at Indiana University.
Here’s the skinny:
Intelligent Design: Is it Viable? A debate between Dr. Francisco J. Ayala and Dr. William Lane Craig. Moderated by Dr. Bradley Monton. The debate will occur on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 7 p.m. EST at Indiana University Auditorium.
Bradley Monton is the atheist philosopher who thinks that intelligent design is a viable enterprise to investigate.
You can read more about William Lane Craig at his web site.
Here’s a bit more about his opponent, Francisco Ayala:
His research focusses on population and evolutionary genetics, including the origin of species, genetic diversity of populations, the origin of malaria, the population structure of parasitic protozoa, and the molecular clock of evolution. He also writes about the interface between religion and science, and on philosophical issues concerning epistemology, ethics, and the philosophy of biology.
He’s written 650 papers and 12 books. I think this is going to be a tough debate for Bill!
UPDATE: The debate is now finished!
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