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A Challenge Standing on Shaky Clay

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Science  03 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5898, pp. 47-48
DOI: 10.1126/science.1164798

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    Michael Ruse's review of my Dissent over Descent is a masterpiece of misdirection (Books, "A challenge standing on shaky clay," 3 October 2008, p. 47). Perhaps because Ruse grasps the spirit of my thesis—part of which is to diminish Darwin’s status in the history of science—he feels compelled to misrepresent its letter. Contrary to Ruse's reading, I do not claim that Darwin did not see an analogy between artificial and...

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