Monthly Archive: September 2016

Weekend Reading

Edward Feser considers the controversy that has erupted over Swinburne’s keynote address at the mid-west meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers. He also responds to a comment by Robert George on capital punishment. Federal Philosopher at Rightly Considered reflects on… (READ MORE)

Weekend Reading

Feser on the actually infinite, and he responds to Shea’s calumnies following his and Joseph Bessette’s recent essays on capital punishment. Carolyn Moynihan invites Jane Austen to respond to Bridget Jones at MercartorNet. John Boyer, at Crisis, reflects on Benedict’s Regensberg Address and Western… (READ MORE)

Uncertainty and the World: An interview with W. M. Briggs

William Matt Briggs is currently a vagabond statistician and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Cornell. Thought leader (it’s true, I’ve seen the p-values!). Previously a Professor at the Cornell Medical School, a Statistician at DoubleClick in its infancy, a Meteorologist… (READ MORE)

Robert Koons on ‘The Waning of Materialism’

In this lecture,  Dr. Robert Koons, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, author of Realism Regained (2000) and Paradoxes of Belief and Strategic Rationality (2009), and co-editor of The Waning of Materialism (2010), and most recently co-author… (READ MORE)

Weekend Reading

Edward Feser, at his place, tackles Craig’s kalam cosmological argument, and then, whether Islamophilia is binding Catholic doctrine. He also has collected some wonderful links too. A dusty review of Ken Windschuttle’s The Killing of History by Roger Kimball, Why Relativism is Wrong at… (READ MORE)