January 2006

Legislating Values: A Reprise

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Science: The Big Kahuna

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The Best of Philosophy Talk Podcast

You now have three ways  to listen to past episodes of Philosophy Talk.  As always,  we will continue to archive each episode in a streamable format.  On our archive pages,  you will find not just our past shows but a plethora of helpful links that make each archive page a valuable resource.

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The Nature of Science and the ID Debate

posted by Peter Godfrey-Smith

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The First Ever Online Philosophy Conference

We would like to take this opportunity to announce the 1st Annual On-line Philosophy Conference (OPC), which is tentatively to begin on Friday, April 7th (2006). The first installment of OPC will be hosted on the newly created On-line Philosophy Conference Blog and will include invited papers by some of today's top junior and senior philosophers, such as Stephen Stich, Jonathan Kvanvig, John Martin Fischer, Alfred Mele, Julia Driver, Terence Horgan, Graham Priest, R.A.

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God, Design and Science

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Self-Deception and the Problem with Religious Belief Formation

A quote: “He who eats the bread and drinks the cup with an unbelieving heart eats and drinks judgment upon himself.” This line is from the communion liturgy of the Church I grew up in—the Christian Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The word “judgment” in the quote is a way of saying "damnation to Hell". The word “unbelieving” refers to disbelief in the core metaphysical doctrines of the Church. The effect of regular repetition of lines like this in the service is to strike fear in the person who may be questioning such doctrines.

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