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Bradley Monton

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Bradley Monton is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, notable mostly for allegedly being both an atheist and an Intelligent Design defender. He published a book, Seeking God in Science: An Atheist Defends Intelligent Design, in 2009. He has also written a paper on the Dover trial[1] and given an interview to Casey Luskin.[2]

He's not a random crank - he got his Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton in 1999.[3]

Monton resigned from CU Boulder in 2014 after allegations of inappropriate relationships with students, part of a larger scandal involving sexual harassment in the philosophy department at CU Boulder. He was paid out $185,000, which a Boulder official described as a business decision.[4]


I will now argue that it is counterproductive to restrict scientific activity in such a way that hypotheses that invoke the supernatural are ruled out.[5]

This is a doctrine that I endorse, though I realize that not all atheists will endorse it. The reason that I endorse the doctrine is that (as I’ll explain in Chapter 3) I think there is some evidence for an intelligent designer, and in fact, I think there is some evidence that the intelligent designer is God.[6]

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