by Review-a-Day, June 14, 2007 12:00 AM
The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism by Michael J. Behe
Reviewed by Jerry Coyne
The New Republic Online
"Browsing the websites of different colleges, a prospective biology student finds an unusual statement on the page of the Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University. It begins:
The faculty in the department of biological sciences is committed to the highest standards of scientific integrity and academic function. This commitment carries with it unwavering support for academic freedom and the free exchange of ideas. It also demands the utmost respect for the scientific method, integrity in the conduct of research, and recognition that the validity of any scientific model comes only as a result of rational hypothesis testing, sound experimentation, and findings that can be replicated by others...." Read the entire New Republic Online review.