Karl D. Stephan | 21 October 2013 |
tags: climate change, science
Scientists can get carried away by emotions -- especially when they are defending the consensus on climate change.
Discovered: the secret of morality
Michael Cook | 24 September 2013 |
American scientists contend that the way to make people more moral is to get them to think about science.
Scientism: legitimate label or boo-word?
Marie I. George | 30 August 2013 |
tags: science, scientism, Steven Pinker
A liberal education would enable scientists - among others ‑ to know when they were overreaching their competence.
What have those pesky Christians ever done for us?
Peter Smith | 28 March 2013 |
tags: Christianity, religion, science
Easter is a good time to do a profit and loss statement on the creed which underpins Western culture.
John G. West | 29 January 2013 |
tags: C.S. Lewis, science, scientism
C.S. Lewis foresaw that science would be manipulated at the expense of humanity, says the editor of a new collection of essays about him.
Science and the politics of personhood
Maureen L. Condic | 10 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, human rights, science
Science can and should help determine sound public policy on matters that involve basic human rights.
Reverend Moon versus the scientists
Carolyn Moynihan | 04 September 2012 |
tags: cults, human enhancement, science
The Moonie founder was not the only one with a messiah complex.
Higgs - the musical
Archil Kobakhidze | 20 July 2012 |
tags: Higgs boson, science
If you find the "God particle" baffling, perhaps listening to it would help.
Cathedrals, Catherine wheels and the Higgs boson
Mark Wyman | 09 July 2012 |
tags: Higgs boson, science
Now that physicists have detected a Higgs boson, is this the end of their discoveries or just the beginning?
Dismantling the new atheism
Christopher O. Tollefsen | 02 July 2012 |
tags: book reviews, religion, science
A new book by a leading philosopher argues that there is a deep compatibility between science and religion and a hidden incompatibility between science and naturalism.
What can a brain scan tell us about ourselves?
Denyse O'Leary | 28 June 2012 |
Can brain scans detect whether we lean politically to the left or to the right?
Are Americans anti-science?
Michael Cook | 04 November 2011 |
No, they just don't like arrogant, undemocratic scientists.
Nobel Prizes mean more for media than for science
Peter C. Doherty | 04 October 2011 |
tags: media frenzy, Nobel Prize, science
Once again, it's Nobel Prize season. An Australian laureate remembers the day the phone rang.
Will science banish superstition for ever?
Denyse O'Leary | 10 August 2011 |
tags: religion, science, superstition
Which makes people more superstitious: fervent scientism or fervent religious belief? The answer may surprise you.
Does death end all?
Denyse O'Leary | 26 May 2011 |
tags: atheism, immortality, science
Some thoughts on Stephen Hawking’s recent declaration