ISCID Press Release

A Chat with Paul Nelson on the Cambrian Explosion

Press Release

ISCID is pleased to announce the following online event that is free and open to the entire internet public:

Ontogenetic Depth as a Complexity Metric for the Cambrian Explosion.
A chat with Paul Nelson*

February 5th, 2003
9pm Eastern

*Paul Nelson is a philosopher of biology, specializing in evo-devo and developmental biology. He is also a fellow of the International Society for Complexity, Information and Design. Dr. Nelson received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Department of Philosophy. His thesis critiques aspects of macroevolutionary theory in light of recent developments in embryology and developmental biology. Entitled On Common Descent, it will be published as volume sixteen in the University of Chicago Department of Ecology and Evolution's "Evolutionary Monographs" series (and the first in this prestigious series to critique neo-Darwinism).

File Date: 01.28.03