Phillip E. Johnson

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Phillip E. Johnson
Born(1940-06-18)June 18, 1940
DiedNovember 2, 2019(2019-11-02) (aged 79)
OccupationLaw professor, author
Known forIntelligent design

Phillip E. Johnson (June 18, 1940 – November 2, 2019)[1] was an American writer and law professor. He was the UC Berkeley law professor and co-founder of the pseudo-scientific intelligent design movement. He was an author of the "Wedge strategy" and co-founder of the Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture (CSC) .

He said of himself "the father of the intelligent design movement".[2]

Johnson died on November 2, 2019 at his Berkeley, California home at the age of 79.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Died: Phillip E. Johnson, Lawyer who Put Darwin on Trial
  2. "Defending Intelligent Design - NOVA". PBS. 6 April 2007. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  3. Klinghoffer, David (November 3, 2019). "Remembering Phillip E. Johnson (1940-2019): The Man Who Lit the Match". Evolution News.
  4. Reynolds, John Mark (November 3, 2019). "Gandalf Has Gone to the West (Phillip E. Johnson)". Eidos.