|July 13, 2014||Posted by niwrad under Intelligent Design, Philosophy, Religion|
Some oppose a design conception of the cosmos only because they consider bizarre a “Designer” of the cosmos. This way they show to have an anthropomorphic, wrong idea of the Designer. So I think it is useful to dedicate a post to counter the error of anthropomorphism. Specifically anthropomorphism is the error of attributing to […]
|June 11, 2014||Posted by News under Mind, News, Philosophy|
Australian Helen Rittelmeyer on the hooey that is social science today.
|May 23, 2014||Posted by News under Cosmology, News, Philosophy|
Nobody who intends to get all his pet causes adopted as “science” would like philosophy.
|May 17, 2014||Posted by johnnyb under Intelligent Design, Philosophy, Science|
In a recent debate between Stephen Meyer and Karl Giberson, Giberson (a well-known theistic evolutionist) related what he thought was how ID could proceed in order for him to take it more seriously as a scientific endeavor. I thought it was a very thoughtful response, and posted it here for you.
|May 13, 2014||Posted by johnnyb under News, Philosophy, Science|
In a recent article Pigliucci does a great job of picking apart deGrasse Tyson’s recent string of attacks on philosophy.
|May 13, 2014||Posted by News under News, Philosophy|
Why is Tyson courting disaster by dismissing philosophy?
|April 27, 2014||Posted by Eric Anderson under Atheism, Culture, Darwinist rhetorical tactics, Naturalism, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Philosophy and (Natural) Theology, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society, Spirituality|
Fair warning to the regular readership. Typically I like to cover intelligent design and evolution-related issues, but I trust I may be permitted a bit of a detour. There have been a couple of interesting posts recently by Sal, vjtorley and Barry about issues of a more philosophical bent. vjtorley’s OP, in particular, quoted parts […]
|April 27, 2014||Posted by News under Climate change, Intelligent Design, News, Philosophy, Science|
There is a huge amount of money tied up in education that is either mandated by law or required for a profession. Cronies protect their turf
|April 11, 2014||Posted by nullasalus under Philosophy|
“Unguided natural processes.” If you follow Intelligent Design at all – or even just follow the yammerings of the crazier Gnu atheists – you’ve probably come across that term, or something like it in the past: the claim or idea that such and such natural processes occur utterly apart from any plan or direction. Behe […]
|April 9, 2014||Posted by scordova under academic freedom, News, Philosophy|
The new director of the NCSE, Ann Reid, is a fellow alum from the same institution as I, and in addition to my obligation to show her collegial courtesy, I feel in such high profile blog as hers, I should comment with as much eloquence and grace as possible. I would hope any IDists posting […]
|April 2, 2014||Posted by scordova under News, Philosophy|
[cross posted at CEU Insight and Inspiration. The essay is terse and is primarily oriented to high school seniors and college freshman struggling with their Christian faith, but presents the essentials in refuting the “bad design” argument. It links to revised essays that were edited and cleaned up from their original form at UD. The […]
|March 24, 2014||Posted by News under News, Philosophy, Science|
The people to whom philosophy is irrelevant are, on examination, beneath it.
|March 21, 2014||Posted by News under Media, News, Philosophy, Science|
It won’t matter what’s in the daily data dump because the pundits will tell us what to believe about it.
|March 21, 2014||Posted by News under News, Philosophy, Science|
Now it’s a hernia clinic.
|March 19, 2014||Posted by News under Cosmology, Intelligent Design, Philosophy|
Durston: Defining the universe as ‘all that exists’ seems to be a rational inquiry stopper.
|March 19, 2014||Posted by kairosfocus under Atheism, Philosophy, Science, Philosophy and (Natural) Theology, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society|
I think that sometimes, it helps to pull back a bit and reflect on the meta . . . philosophical . . . issues connected to design, mind, being, cause and effect, what it would mean to be a necessary being, etc. I have also been thinking in that context, that the modern, modal ontological […]
|March 2, 2014||Posted by scordova under Intelligent Design, News, Philosophy|
I have debated Darwinists for many years, and I don’t debate them in order to persuade them, but rather to humiliate their claims as best I can, and this is done by arguing from the most unassailable positions possible. A few months ago, in a discussion on The Fundamental Law of Intelligent Design, I pleaded […]
|March 2, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Philosophy|
A person who believes that there isn’t even any truth anyway, except that there is no “truth,” and neither his brain nor your brain evolved so as to understand that fact.
Science, Worldviews & Society, 1: An argument from necessary (thus, eternal) truth to the reality of God as eternally contemplative . . . and, designing . . . Mind
|March 1, 2014||Posted by kairosfocus under Logic and First Principles of right reason, Mathematics, Philosophy, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society|
This past month has been quite busy, and I have had but little time to respond to some questions on foundations of reality and modern theistic arguments from a budding young philosopher. (BTW, his 3 month post op check up has been positive I take occasion to publicly thank St. Georges Hospital, London and others.) […]
|February 26, 2014||Posted by scordova under Creationism, Intelligent Design, Philosophy, Religion|
It would be an interesting debate as to whether legal decisions by juries are considered science. Does anybody really care whether a jury verdict is called science or non-science? Was the verdict against Jodi Arias for killing Travis Alexander science? Or how about the conviction of Bernie Madoff, is that science? Isn’t it more important […]