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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  • October 2 : Trust and Mistrust
    If we couldn't trust each other, our lives would be very different. We trust strangers not to harm us, we trust our friends to take care of our most...
  • October 9 : Matter and Energy - The Dark Side
    All the matter we have ever observed accounts for less than 5% of the universe. The rest? Dark energy and dark matter: mysterious entities that we...
  • October 16 : Moral Luck
    It seems reasonable to believe that we can only be blamed or praised for actions that are under our control. Nevertheless, in many concrete scenarios...
  • October 23 : The Mystery of the Multiverse
    At the foundation of modern theoretical physics lie the equations that define our universe, telling us of its beginnings, evolution, and future. Make...
  • October 30 : Memory and the Self
    Ever since John Locke, philosophers have wondered about memory and its connection to the self. Locke believed that a continuity of consciousness and...
  • November 6 : The Legacy of Freud
    Did you really want to eat that last piece of cake, or were you secretly thinking about your mother? Sigmund Freud, who might have suggested the...
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    With 43.3 million Americans burdened with a total of $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, high school students thinking about attending college are...
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    Many goals are too complex for one person to accomplish alone. Every day, we pool together our planning abilities with those around us to get things...
  • November 27 : Science and Gender
    What does gender have to do with science? The obvious answer is ‘nothing.’ Science is the epitome of an objective, rational, and disinterested...

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