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Wesley R. Elsberry



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(Permalink) Posted: Jan. 02 2009,08:51   

A Capsule Summary of the Status of Dembski’s Explanatory Filter.

The conclusion:

 
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To summarize, the issues with Dembski’s EF are many and well-documented. Dembski’s EF fails to achieve its claimed status as a “rational reconstruction” of how humans empirically approach the problem of sorting competing explanations for natural phenomena. Better methods exist that serve as descriptions of how humans can “eliminate chance” in preferring alternative explanations for phenomena in the natural sciences.


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