Tagged: atheism

Reports from the Moving Naturalism Forward workshop - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 06, 2012

The workshop I described in Moving Naturalism Forward took place – with a few amendments. A half day was lost because of the super storm Sandy. And medical issues led to Patricia Churchland, Lisa Randall, and Hilary Bok cancelling at the … Continue reading → … Read More

From evolution to belief - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 14, 2012

How reliable do you think your cognitive facilities are? Your eyes, ears, etc? Your brain,  memory and mental processes? According to philosopher of religion Alvin Plantinga, not very good. He asserts any belief you form using these facilities is as … Continue reading → … Read More

Naturalism and science are incompatible - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 07, 2012

Well, that’s what the Christian apologist philosopher Alvin Plantinga claims. And he has written a book to “prove” it - Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism. Apparently its required reading for students of theology and the philosophy of … Continue reading → … Read More

Secularism – its internal problems - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 17, 2012

Book Review: How to Be Secular: A Call to Arms for Religious Freedom by James Berlinerblau Price: US$15.29 Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (September 11, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0547473346 ISBN-13: 978-0547473345 Secularism makes the headlines these days … Continue reading → … Read More