.Laird, Cameron
.Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de
[1744-1829] Naturalist. Early evolutionary theorist, proposed a teleological method of evolutionary change summarized as "inheritance of acquired characters". Author of "Encyclopedie methodique: Botanique" (1783-1808) and "Philosophie Zooligique" (1809).
.Lamb, Peter
.Lecointe, Darius A.
[?-] TAE. Liked to answer questions about his posts with other questions or completely non sequitur responses. Pinning down Darius on a question was about as easy as nailing jelly to a wall.
.Leipzig, Marty
[?-] Geologist. Participant in the Science echo and the Holysmoke echo.
.Lerner, Asia Z.
[?-] T.o. regular.
.LeRoy, Merlyn
[?-] T.o. regular.
.Lester, Lane
[?-] Biologist, SciCre-ist. Eastern regional representative of the ICR. Author of "Natural Limits of Biological Change (19??). Participant on the Evolution Echo.
.Levchenko, Vladimir F.
[?-] Author of file on "Simulation of evolutionary process".
.Lilje, Anneliese
[?-] Author of file on "Speciation". Multiple requests from the compiler to get an email of the mentioned "huge database of [speciation] references" have not netted so much as a reply.
.Limbaugh, Rush
[?-] Debate exists over whether Limbaugh, noted radio personality, is a
.Lindsey, George D.
[?-] SciCre-ist. Associate Professor of Science Education at the ICR, adjunct faculty.
.Linneaus, Carolus (Latin form of Carl Von Linne)
[1707-1778] Taxonomist. Proposed and developed the binomial system of nomenclature still in use today. Had a firm belief in the fixity of species. Author of "Systema Naturae per Regnae Tria Naturae" (1758-1759).
.Lippard, James J.
[1965-] Philosopher (B.A., ASU; M.A., ABD, Univ. of Arizona), t.o. regular. Frequent contributor to Creation/Evolution and _Skeptic_; author, co-author, or contributor to t.o. FAQs on the "Noah's Ark Hoax", "Lucy's Knee Joint", "Evolution and Racism", and "Phillip Johnson". WWW Administrator for Primenet (10/1994: http://www.primenet.com/~lippard/).
.Liu, Q.P.
.Loucks, Jim
[?-] SciCre -ist. Proclaimed on t.o. that he would provide a scientific theory of creation. Six months later, he admitted that the task was beyond his capabilities.
.Lumsden, Richard D.
[?-] SciCre-ist. Chair of the Biology department at the ICR.
.Lyell, Sir Charles
[1797-1875] Geologist. One of the principal architects and proponents of the uniformitarian view. Charles Darwin viewed Lyell as a mentor and friend over much of his career.
.Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich
[1898-1976] Polemicist. Proponent of Michurianism, an officially sanctioned Soviet variant of Lamarckism. Due to Lysenko's efforts, many real geneticists were sent to the gulags or simply disappeared from the USSR.