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...
  • 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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  • August 2 : Summer Reading List 2015
    What philosophers, philosophies, or philosophical issues do you want to read up on this summer? Leibniz's Monadology not be the obvious choice to...
  • August 9 : The Technology of Immortality
    Some futurists believe we are not far from a time when technology and medicine will be so advanced that humans need no longer die of old age or other...
  • August 16 : Leibniz
    The intellectual domain of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz cannot be captured in a single adjective. For most of his life, he was a jurist, a courtier...
  • August 23 : Are Some People Better Than Others?
    Egalitarian principles play an important role in our moral and political discourse. Yet there’s no doubt that some people are smarter, stronger, or...
  • August 30 : Education and the Culture Wars
    In contemporary democracies, the state is responsible  for providing children with an education. But parents surely have both the right and...
  • September 6 : Has Science Replaced Philosophy?
    Modern science has made astounding progress in our understanding of ourselves and the universe. Physics, neuroscience, and psychology now tackle...
  • September 13 : The Ethics of Drone Warfare
    The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, aka ‘drone,’ is increasingly the weapon of choice in America's military operations. Many laud its ability to maintain...
  • September 20 : The Changing Face of Feminism
    Reactions to the word ‘feminist’ today range from staunch rejection or ambivalence to fervent endorsement and activism. While many young women claim...
  • September 27 : The Logic of Regret
    A teenage girl decides, on a whim, to conceive a child. Even though we might say that this decision was irrational, she cannot regret it later,...

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