A “University Lecturer living in South Korea” calling himself Skepoet responded here to our episode. He gives a nice quote from Julian Baggini and makes some salient points about our discussion.…Read more »
We have long promised to more systematically cover these guys who generate so much fun sniping on our blog here, and as of last Sunday, the full as-of-now-regular podcaster lineup (myself,…Read more »
For our atheism episode (which has, incidentally been pushed back to be recorded in late May or possibly June… sorry, Russ!), I’m trying to read through the most popular of the “new atheist”…Read more »
An article by Paul Pardi (“Philosophy News Service”) at the Huffington Post sums up the significance of “new atheism:”
1. The arguments of Harris, Dennett, Dawkins and Hitchens tend not to be “new”…Read more »
How philosophically uninteresting are the atheist debates?
Yes, it’s nice that something akin to philosophy is actively debated in the media, that ongoing disputes about religious matters will hopefully keep the spirit of the times moving forward by providing active intellectual and/or spiritual alternatives to people beyond whatever religion they may have been brought up with.…Read more »