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  • Respecting the Human Form

    Respecting the Human Form

    “Respecting the Human Form,” The Tablet (feature). The claims of a young Chinese researcher, He Jiankui, to have produced the first people born with edited genomes – twin baby girls – were met with alarm […]

     
  • Athens and Jerusalem: Faith and Reason, Opponents or Allies?

    Athens and Jerusalem: Faith and Reason, Opponents or Allies?

    “Athens and Jerusalem: Faith and Reason, Opponents or Allies?,” Scholarship at the Cathedral, St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Public Lecture

     
  • Debates between Science, Religion and Philosophy

    Debates between Science, Religion and Philosophy

    “Debates between Science, Religion and Philosophy,” UCD School of Philosophy and International Centre for Newman Studies. Public talk.

     
  • Two Perspectives two worlds

    Two Perspectives two worlds

    “Two Perspectives two worlds,” Scientists in Congregations: Knowing Creation. Public lecture.

     
  • Realism, Mind and Evolution

    Realism, Mind and Evolution

    “Realism, Mind and Evolution,” Philosophical Investigations, 35, 2013. Abstract Perceptual experience is perspectival, and human minds occupy a variety of “viewpoints.” These considerations provide grounds for both realist and anti‐realist philosophies. Each is represented in […]

     
  • Scientism and its Challenge to Humanism

    Scientism and its Challenge to Humanism

    “Scientism and it Challenge to Humanism,” New Blackfriars, Vol. 93, No. 1048, 2012. Viewed from the perspective of the nineteenth century there is little in the details of contemporary political life that would seem special. […]

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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 […]