Eric H. Anderson

Eric H. Anderson is an attorney and software company entrepreneur, design theorist, and contributing author on evolution and intelligent design at Uncommon Descent. His research interests include origin of life, self-replication, and the logical and rhetorical underpinnings of evolutionary theory and intelligent design. He is co-author of the popular introductory book Evolution and Intelligent Design in a Nutshell (DI Press, 2020). Eric holds a BA magna cum laude in Russian with a minor in Spanish, and received his JD cum laude from J. Reuben Clark Law School.

Evolution and Intelligent Design in a Nutshell

Are life and the universe a mindless accident — the blind outworking of laws governing cosmic, chemical, and biological evolution? That’s the official story many of us were taught somewhere along the way. But what does the science actually say? Drawing on recent discoveries in astronomy, cosmology, chemistry, biology, and paleontology, Evolution and Intelligent Design in a Nutshell shows how the latest scientific evidence suggests a very different story. Journey into the smallest cell, to the farthest reaches of the universe, and to the great flowering of form and energy known as the Big Bang. Learn about the mission to build a self-reproducing 3D printer, and how those efforts shed new light on the origin of the first life on earth. And travel with a marine biologist to