Philosophy is at its best when it is digging around at corners in our world-view that we don’t understand, forcing … More
Tag: Alex Rosenberg
The Eliminative Materialism of Paul Churchland and Alex Rosenberg
Eliminative materialism is the only real materialism. This is official BQTA doctrine (not necessarily endorsed by all contributors). To get … More
What is Morality, anyway?
If science is the truth about reality, how can there be morality? Moral responsibility seems incompatible with science. Human bodies … More
Nihilism? That could be exhausting!
What if we tried to pursue reality to the bitter end? Not to look for what we hope to find, … More
Dialog on Morality, part III: Sail Away
Today, slavery is universally condemned as immoral, but until fairly recently, slavery was an accepted aspect of life. Most societies … More
Dialog on Morality, Part II: Moral Relativism
We are continuing our discussion of morality, inspired by Jonathan Haidt’s Moral Foundations Theory and the insights it provides into … More
Season of the Witch
Can science be the source of human values? The only source? That’s the idea behind Secular Scientific Humanism. SSH is … More
What’s your philosophy?
What’s your philosophy? One philosopher tells a story that when he gets this question at parties, he answers “Never wait … More