Contra Sola Scientia

James Chastek, commenting on a debate between James Ladyman and Raymond Tallis on ‘Human Nature is Better Understood through Science than Philosophical and Artistic Reflection’ makes four important points when critiquing the scientism of Ladyman: firstly, that “Science, philosophy, and…

Weekend Reading

Michael Quinlan, How “Progress” Led to the Dehumanization of Man, Crisis Rachel Lu, The Collapse in Gender Sanity, Public Discourse David Quinn, Don’t Demonise, MercatorNet Rod Dreher, Arguing for Marriage, The American Conservative James Kalb, Why the Natural Law is…

‘hostes humani generis’

How are we to understand the recent request from the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) to the various state and federal anti-discrimination agencies to have these respective laws suspended for the duration of the prospective plebiscite on marriage? I was perplexed…

Weekend Reading

Alan Piper on the dust of Ash Wednesday in Dominicana. Hadley Arkes muses on the strains of Graham Greene in The Catholic Thing. Maureen Mullarkey on the splendour of Candlemas in Rorate Caeli. David Warren on the celebrity of gravity waves in Essays in…