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  • Virtue, Happiness and the Meaning of Life

    Virtue, Happiness and the Meaning of Life

    Professor John Haldane’s lecture “Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life” at the University of South Carolina on December 14, 2015 explored how virtues are the cornerstone of a happy life, including how the sciences […]

     
  • Scientism and its Challenge to Humanism

    Scientism and its Challenge to Humanism

    NEW BLACKFRIARS forthcoming Abstract Viewed from the perspective of the 19th century there is little in the details of contemporary political life that would seem special. Social life in the West is a continuation of […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Reasons for thinking that an embryo is a human being

    Reasons for thinking that an embryo is a human being

    Letters to The Daily Telegraph 10 Jun 2006 Reasons for thinking that an embryo is a human being In the final extract from his book After Dolly, Ian Wilmut asks if the early human embryo […]