Weekend Reading

Rubens: Adam och Eva.

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 the ideological tendentiousness of the philosophical blogosphere in the aftermath of the above controversy.

Maureen Malarkey reflects on the hesitance of Archbishop Chaput at Studio Matters.

James Chastek considers various interpretations of the slogan ‘No justice, No peace’ at Just Thomism.

Austin Ruse reflects on the shadow cast by the death of Robert Arquette on our contemporary culture in Crisis.

Wesley J. Smith ponders if the reductio of ‘animal rights’ is the end of the animal husbandry at First Things.

Sohrab Ahmari discusses his journey from Tehran to Rome at the Catholic Herald. (h/t: vr@CatallaxyFiles)

Luke Barnes and William Carroll review Sean Carroll’s The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself, here and here, respectively.

Thomas Nagel reviews Anthony Gottlieb’s The Dream of Enlightenment at the New York Review of Books.

Picture: The Fall of Man (1628-29) by Peter Paul Rubens.



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