Shows tagged with : Theology

  • 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...
  • 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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  • April 27 : Risky Business: The Business of Risk
    There is an element of risk – either to ourselves or to others – in almost everything we do. By deciding to go to the grocery store, for example, we...
  • May 4 : Seeing Red: The World in Color
    Is the red you see indeed the very same red that anyone else does? What is the redness of red even like? These sorts of questions are not just...
  • May 11 : Epicurus and the Good Life
    Though his name is often misleadingly associated with indulgence in sensual pleasures, the Greek philosopher Epicurus developed a far-reaching system...
  • May 18 : The Reality of Time
    St. Augustine suggested that when we try to grasp the idea of time, it seems to evade us: "What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is....
  • May 25 : Summer Reading List 2014
    What philosophers, philosophies, or philosophical issues would you like to read up on over the summer? Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus...
  • June 1 : Am I Alone?
    A popular theme in science fiction is the eerily lifelike robot: a piece of machinery so well engineered that its outputs pass for genuinely human...
  • June 8 : Is Democracy a Universal Value?
    Americans value democracy, and expect others to value it. But is it a universal value? Does God, or rationality, or something very basic about human...
  • June 15 : Art and Obscenity
    What do Marcel Duchamp, Damien Hirst, and Andres Serrano have in common? They’ve all created modern works of art that have shocked and outraged the...
  • June 22 : Pantheism
    Pantheism is the doctrine that the world is either identical with God or an expression of His nature. Pantheistic ideas appear in many schools of...
  • June 29 : Anatomy of a Terrorist
    Since George W. Bush first declared a "war on terror," the US has been engaged in a global campaign to rid the world of terrorists. But what exactly...

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