Monthly Archives: June 2012

A conversation between my professor and I…

Fellow Philosophers, So as I adjust to a very diminished work load, and actually have some time to tend to various obligations that have been put off for some months, I have recently begun my study of “life’s meaning” in … Continue reading

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Using Philosophy of Science to Evaluate Claims in Philosophy of Religion

I offer this post as a tribute to my exceptionally well-spoken colleague at http://theologiansinc.wordpress.com/ Please excuse the “flat-earthed” numbskullery throughout the essay, but I think that you’ll find the treatment a bit more thorough than the last. 🙂 Yours In … Continue reading

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Evaluating Alvin Plantinga’s Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism

In Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism, Alvin Plantinga has argued that despite the assertions of the atheist and naturalist communities, science is not at odds with theism at all; that it is, in fact, naturalism that … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “My Confession” by Leo Tolstoy

“A person could only live so long as he was drunk; but the moment he sobered up, he could not help seeing that all that was only a deception, and a stupid deception at that! Really there was nothing funny … Continue reading

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Locke and the right to punish

So here’s a work up on the right to punish as communicated by John Locke in the Two Treatises. A more thorough analysis is surely possible, and desirable, but I had an upper limit of 2000 words, so this is … Continue reading

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