James Bradley

James Bradley is a Professor of Mathematics emeritus at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. He received his bachelor of science in mathematics from MIT and his doctorate in mathematics from the University of Rochester. His mathematical specialty has been game theory and operations research. In recent years, he has pursued an interest in mathematics and theology. He coedited Mathematics in a Postmodern Age: a Christian Perspective and themathematics volume in Harper One’s Through the Eyes of Faith series. He also edits the Journal of the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences.

  • Does Randomness Really Exist?

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    Does Randomness Really Exist? | James Bradley

    Randomness is nothing strange or fearful—it’s a necessary part of living in a complex world in which there are many independent entities.  Read More >

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  • The Randomness Project

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    The Randomness Project | James Bradley

    It is not uncommon to hear voices proclaiming that biology and physics have shown us that—at fundamental levels—nature is random, hence meaningless, purposeless, and witho... Read More >

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  • Why Dembski’s Design Inference Doesn’t Work. Part 2

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    Why Dembski’s Design Inference Doesn’t Work. Part 2 | James Bradley

    In summary, then, Dembski has not achieved his ambitious goal of providing a scientific means of detecting intelligent design. Read More >

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  • Why Dembski’s Design Inference Doesn’t Work. Part 1

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    Why Dembski’s Design Inference Doesn’t Work. Part 1 | James Bradley

    Much of the credibility of the ID movement has been based on the belief that a solid theoretical foundation has been laid by William Dembski’s 1998 book, The Design Inference. Read More >

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