- Bruce L. Gordon
Bruce L. Gordon is a Canadian philosopher of science (physics), metaphysician and philosopher of religion.
Early life and education
Gordon was born in
Calgary, Alberta, Canadain 1963.
Gordon earned two undergraduate degrees, one in piano performance at the
Royal Conservatory of Musicat the University of Torontoin 1982 and another in applied mathematics at the University of Calgaryin 1986. He was awarded a masters degree in analytic philosophy from the University of Calgaryin 1988. He moved to the United Statesfor graduate study in 1988, and has been a permanent resident ever since. In 1990, Gordon received a masters degree in apologetics and systematic theology from Westminster Theological Seminaryin Philadelphia. Finally, he was awarded a Ph.D. from Northwestern Universityin Evanston, Illinoisin the history and philosophy of science( physics) in 1998.Waybackdate|site=http://www3.baylor.edu/~Bruce_Gordon/vita.htm|date=20070202080129|title=Curriculum Vitae]
He was a visiting assistant professor of philosophy at the
University of Notre Dameand a Fellow in the Center for Philosophy of Religion at Notre Dame in 1998-99.
In 1999 he became associate director of
William Dembski's short-lived Michael Polanyi Centerat Baylor University, [ [http://www3.baylor.edu/Lariat/Archives/2000/20000412/art-front01.html Professors debate legitimacy of Polanyi] ] and became its director on Dembski's removal. [ [http://www3.baylor.edu/Lariat/Archives/2000/20001024/art-front02.html Polyani Center's future is unclear] ] The Michael Polanyi Center was later renamed and reconstituted within the Baylor Institute for Faith and Learning, where Gordon was an Assistant Research Professor.
He has since left to become Research Director at the
Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture. [ [http://www.evolutionnews.org/2008/02/a_few_words_about_a_longwinded.html A Few Words about a Long-Winded Breach of Etiquette] , Evolution News & Views, Discovery Institute]
Gordon is a known proponent of
intelligent designand Fellow of the International Society for Complexity, Information and Design(ISCID). He was the managing editor of the moribund Access Research Networkjournal "Origin and Design", as of its last issue (20:1) [Forrest & Gross(2004), p176] and an associate editor of the likewise moribund ISCID journal. [Forrest & Gross(2004), p213]
last = Forrest
first = Barbara
authorlink = Barbara Forrest
Paul R. Gross
Creationism's Trojan Horse
publisher = Oxford University Press
date = 2004
pages = 416 pages
isbn = 0195157427
* [http://www.springerlink.com/content/t24583157u208307/ Maxwell-Boltzmann Statistics and the Metaphysics of Modality] , Bruce L. Gordon
* [http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/archive/00001072/ Fock Space metaphysics] , Bruce L. Gordon
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