ShareThe always-interesting philosophy blog NewApps features a new post from Helen De Cruz on the common consent argument for God’s existence and how cognitive science approaches this argument form. The post demonstrates the sorts of discussions seen in the philosophy of religion domain. You can find the original post HERE. After reading the piece, do [...]
ShareIf you like iPad and iPhone apps (and who doesn’t??) you might want to take a look at Wiley Publishing’s Philosophy Spotlight app. Here is the iTunes description of the App: Philosophy Spotlight is a must-have app for philosophers brought to you by Wiley.This exciting new app gives you the following community features at your [...]
ShareCatholicCulture.org has produced a useful guide to media coverage of Rep. Paul Ryan’s speech at Georgetown University. The story quite ably skewers news outlets for their wildly disparate interpretations of this speech. Scanning several headlines is instructive. The Catholic World News (CWN) story headline is “Ryan defends compatibility of House budget with Catholic teaching.” However, [...]
ShareOn the third anniversary of the publication of MacIntyre’s study of the development of philosophy over two and a half millennia CatholicCulture.org re-reviews this quite remarkable book. The review points out MacIntyre’s conception of philosphical development along three dimensions: God is the key to the unity of the universe and the nature and destiny of [...]
Share This is a clever rendering of philosophical terms as modern graphic designs.
ShareIn response to a well-publicized exchange between Cardinal Dolan of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops and Representative Paul Ryan debating whether Ryan’s proposed budget violated tenets of Catholic social teaching, Thomas Berg (professor of moral theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary in New York) and James Capretta (of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in [...]
Share The Dead Philosophers Society was forwarded this message (below) from The Life Issues Institute today. The message announces the termination of a soft drink testing procedure that used human embryonic kidney cells. The odiousness of the procedure itself is self-evident and unethical but the prospect of national groups publicizing the use of human embryonic [...]