- .Raup, David
- [?-] Biologist. Co-initiator of the "Nemesis"
hypothesis, which tries to explain mass extinctions by a dark companion
of the Sun that regularly comes close to it and thus causes large
amounts of meteors. Also well known for research into artificial
phylogenies controlled by stochastic rules.
- [?-] SciCre-ist.
- [?-] Ecologist. Noted for his 'Tierra' artificial
life simulation. A file on Tierra can be found in the ftp archive
maintained by Brett Vickers.
- .Regen, Joel
- [?-] TAE.
Humbly apologized before disappearing. Kudos!
- .Reinoso, Ivan
- [?-] Anti-religionist. Evolution echo
- [?-] SciCre-ist. Evolution Echo
participant. Posts have little content, much sarcastic tone.
Responses generally ignore substance, accuse respondents of "insults"
or "foul and abusive" language.
- .Rogers, Alan
- [?-] Philosopher, Velikovskian. Professor at
SUNY Buffalo whose avocation is the promotion of Velikovsky.
- [?-] Creationist. Old-earth
- [?-] Neuroscientist. T.o. regular. Author of
FAQ on vision.
- [?-] T.o. regular.
- [?-] Philosopher. Author or editor of books
including "Darwinism Defended" (197?), and "But Is It Science?"
(1988). Testified for the plaintiffs in the 1981 Arkansas Act 590
"Balanced Treatment" trial. Ruse's philosophical viewpoint is clearly
reflected in Judge
Overton's decision. Ruse came under fire from fellow philosophers
Larry Laudan and Philip Quinn for his testimony in the Arkansas trial;
he has subsequently backed away from the stance he took. (See "But Is
It Science?" and Ruse's talk at the 1993 (?) AAAS session sponsored by