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Title Democracy, intelligent design, and evolution : science for citizenship / Susan P. Liebell.
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, England : Routledge, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance
Routledge research in American politics and governance.
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Subject Kitzmiller, Tammy -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Dover Area School District (Dover, Pa.) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Kitzmiller, Tammy.
Dover Area School District (Dover, Pa.)
Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- Law and legislation -- Pennsylvania -- Dover.
Intelligent design (Teleology) -- Study and teaching -- Law and legislation -- Pennsylvania -- Dover.
Citizenship -- United States.
Pennsylvania -- Dover.
United States.
Genre Trials, litigation, etc.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Monkey Trials, Monkey Bills, and the Politics of Political Identity; 1 The Evolving Jurisprudence of the Supreme Court: Unpacking Dover and Intelligent Design; 2 Battling Creationism with Deliberation, Autonomy, and Liberal Values; 3 Science and the Constitution: Creating an Education for Citizenship; 4 Science Education for Citizenship Skills: Dewey, Darwin, and the Democratic Temperament; 5 Earthquakes and Plows: The Eighteenth-Century Democratic Temperament.
6 Religion and Science: Refuting the Conflict NarrativeConclusion: Making the Case for Science in Liberal Democracy; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Should alternatives to evolution be taught in American public schools or rejected as an establishment of religion? Democracy, Intelligent Design, and Evolution argues that accurate science education helps shape a democratic temperament. Rather than defending against Intelligent Design as religion, citizens should defend science education as crucial to three aspects of the democratic person: political citizenship, economic fitness, and moral choice. Through an examination of Tammy Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School District, contemporary political theory, and foundational A.
Other Title Print version: 9780415897655 0415897653