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A war on science [videorecording] / BBC ; written and produced by James van der Pool
Alternate (uniform) Title Horizon (Television program)
Alternate Title Intelligent design in the classroom [videorecording]
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2006
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  BS652 .W37 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- United States
Intelligent design (Teleology) -- Study and teaching -- United States
Evolution (Biology) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Creationism -- United States
Religion and science -- United States
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives
Language Closed-captioned
Performer/Participant Narrator, Bill Paterson
Note Originally broadcast as an episode of the BBC television program Horizon in 2006
Summary Describes the theory of intelligent design's quasi-scientific origins and documents the Dover, Penn. court battle over teaching it in biology classes. Examines whether advocates of the intelligent design theory are really creationists in disguise and discusses how the intelligent design argument has widened America's cultural divide. Provides a historical overview of the creation vs. evolution debate in the United States, highlighting 20th-century struggles over separation of church and state and the implications that these issues present for American education
Alternate Author Van der Pool, James
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
British Broadcasting Corporation

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