What’s ‘new’ about the New Atheists? Atheism has been around for a long time. There are surely new attitudes and confidence. Are there also new evidence and...
Cosmos and consciousness seem utterly different, cosmos encompassing the vast universe, consciousness emerging from tiny brains. Yet consciousness is the basis of religion,...
Scientists say our consciousness is the product of our brains, with purposes set by evolutionary fitness. Theologians believe our consciousness reflects the God who created...
Some think metaphysics is ancient nonsense; others that it’s the bizarre occult. How does modern metaphysics contribute to our understanding of the world? It asks the...
Everyone has beliefs—some are simple and basic (e.g., my name, age), others complex and controversial (e.g., God? Soul? Politics? Morality?). But what is the concept of...
To do good science, science need not speak with religion. Many scientists, even believers in God, state that science can comfortably ignore religion. A minority claim that...
How does Islam address big questions in philosophy of religion? How does Islam approach the Problem of Evil, arguments for the existence of God, mystical experiences and the...
One of artificial intelligence’s legendary pioneers, Marvin Minsky, recently died. With this tribute, we celebrate his penetrating analysis of brains, minds, AI, religion...
We explore Jewish philosophy, and topics in metaphysics, through the lens of analytic philosophy. In Jewish history, how important have been arguments for, and against, the...