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Certainty and doubt: Descartes Revision Notes
I produced a number of revision documents for my degree course, and maybe someone will find them useful. This is for  A222 Exploring Philosophy , Book 4, Knowledge by Cristina Chimisso . I printed these revision notes on card as an aide-memoire to the issue...
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Metaethical Theories
Theists occasionally claim that atheists pragmatically 'believe' in God, because they act morally, or attribute praise and blame, which acts implicitly accept the existence of God. Behind this is the idea that an objective morality can only be grounded in G...
Metaethical Theories
Metaethical Theories
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Darkening Preconceptions
This is a comment on the reaction to a book, rather than the book itself. Catherine Nixey has written a new book called The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World , about the transition from the ancient Roman world to a Christian wo...
Darkening Preconceptions
Darkening Preconceptions
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Brexit and Xenophobia
Professor Tendayi Achiume , the UN special rapporteur on racism, has said : The environment leading up to the referendum, the environment during the referendum, and the environment after the referendum has made racial and ethnic minorities more vulnerable t...
Brexit and Xenophobia
Brexit and Xenophobia
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Success on Faith School Cap
Back in December 2016 I participated in the letter writing campaign to prevent the abolition of the 50% cap on selection for faith schools. This is what I wrote to my MP: Dear Jeremy Quin MP, I am writing to you as a constituent to ask you to oppose the pla...
Success on Faith School Cap
Success on Faith School Cap
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Miracles and Revelation Revision Notes
I produced a number of revision documents for my degree course, and maybe someone will find them useful. This is for  A222 Exploring Philosophy , Book 2, Acts of God by Timothy Chappell. I printed these revision notes on card as an aide-memoire to the issue...
Miracles and Revelation Revision Notes
Miracles and Revelation Revision Notes
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Aristotle at the Seaside
©  http://www.visitthepast.co.uk/blackpool-tower-from-north-pier In 1868 the South Jetty in Blackpool was opened in an attempt to keep the hoi-polloi away from the genteel North Pier; it was “the first major commitment of resources to pleasing this more ple...
Aristotle at the Seaside
Aristotle at the Seaside
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The Non-existent Agenda?
Peter Harrison recently wrote a negative review of Yves Gingras's new book, Science and Religion, An Impossible Dialogue . Yves Gingras has responded to Harrison, and Harrison has responded to Gingras's response: Gingras makes some good points, but perhaps ...
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The Archbishop of Canterbury's 'Breathtaking Hypocrisy'
Justin Welby has compared the BBC's approach to abuse to that of the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches: I haven't seen the same integrity over the BBC's failures over Savile as I've seen in the Roman Catholic Church, in the Church of England, in other pu...
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EASAC statement on Homeopathy
Here, dated September 2017: http://www.easac.eu/fileadmin/PDF_s/reports_statements/EASAC_Homepathy_statement_web_final.pdf EASAC – the European Academies' Science Advisory Council – is formed by the national science academies of the EU Member States to enab...
EASAC statement on Homeopathy
EASAC statement on Homeopathy
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