Tagged with Philosophy

Call for Papers: Journal of Religious Ethics

The Journal of Religious Ethics is seeking manuscripts for a projected focus issue on feminist moral philosophy and religious ethics. Here’s the invitation from the editors: We are interested in articles that address historical, methodological, and practical issues related to the intersection of feminist moral philosophy and the field of religious ethics. Our goal is to … Continue reading

Scholarly Content on the Impact of 9/11

In the 10 years since the events of September 2001 a vast amount of scholarly research has been written on the impact of 9/11. Wiley-Blackwell is pleased to share with you this collection of free book and journal content, featuring over 20 book chapters and 185 journal articles from over 200 publications, spanning subjects across … Continue reading

Some free highlights from The Heythrop Journal

Founded in 1960 on the conviction that the disciplines of philosophy and theology have much to gain from their mutual interaction, The Heythrop Journal provides a medium of publication for scholars in each of these fields and encourages interdisciplinary comment and debate. The Heythrop Journal embraces all the disciplines which contribute to theological and philosophical … Continue reading

New Online Conference: The Changing Face of War

Wiley-Blackwell is delighted to announce our next Exchanges Online Conference, entitled The Changing Face of War. Following on from the extraordinary success of our previous conference (Wellbeing: A Cure-All for the Social Sciences?), this exciting new conference again promises to set the benchmark for events within the social sciences and humanities communities. As before, the … Continue reading

NEWS: $4.4 Million Grant to Study Free Will

The John Templeton Foundation recently awarded Alfred Mele, the William H. and Lucyle Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University (FSU), a $4.4 million grant to “oversee a four-year project to improve understanding of free will in philosophy, religion and science.” Funding for the project, “Free Will: Human and Divine — Empirical and Philosophical … Continue reading

NEWS: Radical Lesbian Feminist Dies

In case you have not yet heard, self-described “radical lesbian feminist” Mary Daly passed away in Massachusetts earlier this month at the age of 81. A professor at Boston College for over thirty years, Daly was both controversial and widely influential. Her work, as in The Church and the Second Sex and Beyond God the … Continue reading

Virtual Conference Report: Day Two (20 Oct, 2009)

by Paula Bowles The second day of the conference has been filled with three more interesting and innovative papers. David Crystal’s (University of Bangor) keynote lecture entitled ‘Language Death: A Problem for All’ highlights the troubling statistics that ‘96% of the world’s languages are spoken by just 4% of the people’. Given the interdisciplinary nature, … Continue reading

BOOKS: ‘Atheist Delusions’ reviewed

Hart, David Bentley, Atheist Delusions, Yale University Press, London / New Haven, CT £19.99 Hardback: ISBN 978-0-300-11190-3 Review by Matthew Feldman, University of Northampton The battle has finally been joined. For Atheist Delusions is the frontal counter-attack that intelligent persons of faith have been long awaiting. Poor arguments against belief are simply swatted away (e.g. … Continue reading

NEWS: Free Virtual Conference in October

Many thanks to all those of you who have already registered for the upcoming Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference. We’re very excited to see so many delegates from around the world and look forward to a truly global conversation during the conference. Why register? The conference website will be completely free and open to all, but … Continue reading

NEWS: Creationism vs. Darwinism in Rap

Ever since the publication of On the Origin of Species in 1859, there have been heated discussions between those who believe in divine creation and those who favour the theory of evolution. Although, it may be argued that the two are not mutually exclusive, for many the issue remains divisive. However, 150 years on, it … Continue reading