Hallmarks of Design | Book | Stuart Burgess

The Design Argument contends that design in nature reveals a Designer. Hallmarks of Design presents this in light of the latest discoveries about the complexity and beauty of the natural world.

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Hallmarks of Design: Evidence of purposeful design and beauty in nature

The Design Argument contends that design in nature reveals a Designer. Hallmarks of Design presents this in light of the latest discoveries about the complexity and beauty of the natural world.

Features of this easy-to-read book include:

  • Six clear hallmarks of design
  • Over thirty helpful diagrams
  • Description of how earth is designed for mankind
  • Description of the Creator’s attributes
  • Fourteen short, easy-to-read chapters

Table of Contents:

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1  – Irreducible Mechanisms: The irreducible knee joint
  • Chapter 2  – The Irreducible Flight Mechanisms of Birds
  • Chapter 3  – The Irreducible Earth Ecosystem
  • Chapter 4  – Complete Optimum Design
  • Chapter 5  – Added Beauty in the Peacock Tail
  • Chapter 6  – Added Beauty in Birdsong
  • Chapter 7  – Extreme Similarity in Features
  • Chapter 8  – Extreme Diversity of Kinds
  • Chapter 9  – Man-Centered Features
  • Chapter 10 – The Unique Design of Man
  • Chapter 11 – The Unique Beauty of Man
  • Chapter 12 – The Biblical Creation Account
  • Chapter 13 – Answering Objections to the Design Argument
  • Chapter 14 – Answering the Question of Life
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

Details for Hallmarks of Design

Format: High-quality Paperback
Page count: 238


About the Author

Professor Stuart Burgess has taught engineering design at Cambridge University and Bristol University. He has also carried out spacecraft design for the European Space Agency. In 1989 he received a Design Council Prize for engineering design presented by the Minister of State for Trade and Industry. In 1993 he received the Turners Gold Medal for the design of the solar array deployment mechanism on the £1.4 billion ENVISAT satellite (presented by the Vice Chancellor of City University).

Additional information

Weight 14.5 oz

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