On March 11, 2000, the New York Times reported that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe that creationism should be taught alongside Darwin’s theory of evolution in the public schools. This controversy raises important questions in the philosophy of science, as well as questions about public education in a democracy. This paper considers some of the arguments on both sides of this debate.
Baker, Lynne Rudder
"God and Science in the Public Schools,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 30
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol30/iss1/4