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  • Evil to Good to God: The Philosophical Intent of William Blatty

    Evil to Good to God: The Philosophical Intent of William Blatty

    “Evil to Good to God: The Philosophical Intent of William Blatty,” Commonweal article. In 2005, William Blatty invited me to his home and said that as a philosopher I might be interested in his ideas […]

     
  • 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”

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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’ […]

     
  • 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 […]