Shows tagged with : Theology

  • December 20 : Good, Evil, and the Divine Plan
    A theodicy is an explanation about why a world created by a kind and all-powerful God contains so much suffering. It forces us to think about...
  • June 9 : Physics, Philosophy, and Theology
    The world disclosed by the physical sciences can seem depressing. Modern physics, for example, has undermined the religious idea that the universe...
  • May 5 : Good, Evil, and the Divine Plan
    A theodicy is an explanation by a philosopher or theologian about why a world created by a kind and all-powerful God contains so much suffering. It...
  • April 27 : Jewish Philosophy
    Rabbis and Talmudic scholars have spent centuries puzzling over theology, texts, and life.  In the process they came up with many philosophical...
  • October 1 : Jewish Philosophy
    Rabbis and Talmudic scholars have spent centuries puzzling over theology, texts, and life.  In the process they came up with many philosophical...

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  • June 26 : The Limits of Self-Knowledge
    Descartes considered the mind to be fully self-transparent; that is, he thought that we need only introspect to know what goes on inside our own...
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    Liberal democracy has its problems, including the fact that in trying to build consensus, it often ends up oppressing minorities or those who dissent...
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    We are often taught that vengeance is a reprehensible or unworthy motivation and that, as a result, pursuing revenge should not be the method of...
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    The notion of identity has become so hugely important in contemporary political discourse that no conversation on social issues would be complete...
  • July 24 : The Mystery of Music
    Most of us listen to music on a regular basis, but we don't think much about how we listen. Moreover, when we disagree about music, we're usually...
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    Puns have been called both the highest and lowest form of humor. There is something about them that is at once painful and pleasurable, capable of...
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    Science aims tell us something about nearly everything, from the atoms in our cells to the motions of the stars. It assumes that knowledge is good...
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    The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological theory about the “birth” of the universe. It posits a singularity, or super high density state...
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    Humans actively seek to create and consume art. Its compelling nature has been discussed in the humanities since its inception, and the philosophical...
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    All over the world, people are living longer and having fewer children than ever before. In less than two decades, one fifth of the US population...

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