Tag: philosophy

Disregard or despair?

In typical fashion, Nietzsche unleashed the hammer of his polemic on the stand-in figure of George Eliot: in getting rid of God Eliot had nonetheless clung to Christian…

Our fractured age: Reading Charles Taylor

Since Sources of the Self Charles Taylor has contended that ours is a fractured world. The world in question is that of the North Atlantic, including Europe and…

Christian apolotgetics and the Enlightenment: Reading Alister McGrath and Benno van den Toren

What is the best way of defending the Christian religion today? And do we really need yet another apologia in the form of an intellectual argument? Both Alister…

Atheism’s modern history: Reading Gavin Hyman

“Yes to God? For many believers, this has not been obvious for a long time. No to God? Neither has this been obvious for a long time to…