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  • Is Every Action Morally Significant?

    Is Every Action Morally Significant?

    PHILOSOPHY 86 July 2011 Abstract One form of scepticism about the possibility of moral theory does not deny that there is something describable as ‘the conduct of life’, but it argues that there is no […]

     
  • Philosophy Lives

    Philosophy Lives

    FIRST THINGS, January 2011 Philosophy Lives Why Stephen Hawking’s attempt to banish natural theology only shows why we need it. Read Philosophy Lives.

     
  • William James

    William James and the Varieties of Religious Experience

    In this (May 2010) programme from the BBC series In Our Time, Melvyn Bragg, John Haldane and other guests discuss ‘The Varieties of Religious Experience’ by William James. Listen to William James and the Varieties […]

     
  • Thomas Reid and the Art of Philosophy

    Thomas Reid and the Art of Philosophy

    Lecture on Thomas Reid delivered at he Royal Society of Edinburgh on the occasion of the tercentenary of his birth. Listen to Thomas Reid and the Art of Philosophy.

     
  • Reasonable Faith

    Reasonable Faith

    Reasonable Faith In this awaited follow up to his book Faithful Reason, the well-known philosopher and Catholic thinker John Haldane brings his unrivalled insight to bear on questions of the existence of God and the […]

     
  • Ethics, Politics and Society

    Ethics, Politics and Society

    Many of the most bitterly contested issues that Britain’s legislators have to deal with today involve a clash of ethical systems that cuts across traditional political boundaries. Listen to this BBC World Service discussion on […]

     
  • Practical Philosophy

    Practical Philosophy

    Practical Philosophy: Ethics, Society and Culture In this wide ranging volume of philosophical essays John Haldane explores some central areas of social life and issues of intense academic and public debate. These include the question […]

     
  • Gravitas, Moral Efficacy and Social Causes

    Gravitas, Moral Efficacy and Social Causes

    ANALYSIS 68 (1) January 2008 Abstract Contemporary discussions of causality range over the relative merits of nominalist as against realist accounts, of conceptual as against empirical approaches, and of regularity, power-based and singularist understandings. What […]

     
  • Faith in a Hard Ground

    Faith in a Hard Ground

    Faith in a Hard Ground Essays on Religion, Philosophy and Ethics by G.E.M Anscombe Elizabeth Anscombe’s forthright philosophy speaks directly to many religious and ethical issues of current concern. This collection of her essays forms […]

     
  • Philosophy, Analytical Thomism and Catholic Thought

    Philosophy, Analytical Thomism and Catholic Thought

    In this Australian Broadcasting Corporation programme (from July 2008) John Haldane talks with John Cleary about a range of issues on philosophy, faith and culture. Listen to ABC Second Hour.