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  • Responding to Discord

    “Responding to Discord,” in Virtues in the Public Sphere: Citizenship, Civic Friendship, and Duty (London: Routledge, 2019).

     
  • Panel Discussion

    Panel Discussion

    “Panel Discussion,” ABC The Drum (TV) Host Julia Baird with Verity Firth, Peter Martin and guest John Haldane. The panel discusses: Day three of George Pell’s testimony; Labor’s star recruit and Super Tuesday results.

     
  • Religious Freedom in Europe

    Religious Freedom in Europe

    “Religious Freedom in Europe,” Religious Freedom Summit, Columbus School of Law, Washington DC. 

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” BBC One Sunday Politics Scotland (TV) Interview

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” Cradio (radio interview) Professor John Haldane discusses the influence of religion on his life and work, and how he came to study the philosophy of St Thomas Aquinas. Professor Haldane also draws from different […]

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” The Times. Full page interview by Magnus Linklater : “Trump is like a bullying, second-hand car dealer … The Scottish academic John Haldane says the president-elect could be a big surprise”

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” The Guardian. By far the most insightful person on Australia’s Q&A program this week was the Catholic theologian and philosopher John Haldane. He took complicated and charged questions and tried to make sense of […]

     
  • Are Nuclear Weapons ever Justified?

    Are Nuclear Weapons ever Justified?

    “Are Nuclear Weapons ever Justified?,” BBC One The Big Questions (TV). Nicky Campbell presents the moral, ethical and religious discussion series from Leith Academy, Edinburgh. He asks just one question: are nuclear weapons ever justified?

     
  • The US post-Trump: On the Road in Another America

    The US post-Trump: On the Road in Another America

    “The US post-Trump: On the Road in Another America,” The Tablet (feature). As the US president-elect embarks on a ‘thank you’ tour of swing states, our correspondent takes a journey through some of the ‘forgotten’ […]

     
  • The End of Coercive Liberalism

    The End of Coercive Liberalism

    “The End of Coercive Liberalism,” The Tablet (feature). Early polling analysis suggests that Donald Trump attracted the support of the majority of both Catholics and Protestants. Now, even those Christians who could not bear to […]

     
  • Practices such as no-platforming threaten to strangle the roots of freedom

    Practices such as no-platforming threaten to strangle the roots of freedom

    “Practices such as no-platforming threaten to strangle the roots of freedom,” The Guardian (article). We must return to the roots of western liberalism if we’re to avoid becoming just a mass of unquestioning conformists.

     
  • Five Pillars, Four Foundations, Three Dimensions, Two Perspectives, One Institution

    Five Pillars, Four Foundations, Three Dimensions, Two Perspectives, One Institution

    “Five Pillars, Four Foundations, Three Dimensions, Two Perspectives, One Institution,” in J.R. Stoner & H. James eds. The Thriving Society (Princeton: Witherspoon, 2015). Between the scylla of utopia and the charybdis of despair, the authors […]

     
  • Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways

    Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways

    Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways FIRST THINGS: September 2014

     
  • James Wilson

    Scots thinkers who forged new democracy from the colonies

    THE SCOTSMAN 10 April 2008 In an age in which abstract political ideas and ideals have been submerged by politics and political commentary, we have become used to thinking of the US President simply as […]

     
  • Time for Reflection

    Time for Reflection

    Excerpt from Official Report of the Scottish Parliament 4 February 2009 The Presiding Officer (Alex Fergusson): Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader is Professor John […]