Past lectures

Wednesday 9 December 2009

Euthanasia, whilst becoming a more frequent topic for comment in the Press, is still viewed with as much suspicion as eugenics a hundred...

Wednesday 4 February 2009

Scientists sometimes complain about the introduction of religious ideas into science.  But many scientists, especially evolutionary...

Thursday 27 March 2008

Religion and Philosophy The problem of verification and the nature of religious language. The problem of consciousness, and the...

Thursday 13 March 2008

Religion and Philosophy There are some misunderstandings which are unthinkingly accepted by most who study Immanuel Kant, the great...

Thursday 14 February 2008

Religion and Philosophy Hume and the grounding of knowledge in human experience. The conflict of reason and common sense. Hume was wrong...

Tuesday 18 December 2007

Religion and Philosophy Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza. The division between mind and matter. Philosophy declares its independence. Is...

Tuesday 4 December 2007

Religion and Philosophy Aquinas and Aristotle. The Christain Rationalists - Anselm and Abelard. The cradle of autonomous reason and the...

Thursday 22 November 2007

Religion and Philosophy Appearance and Reality. The One and the Good. The Alexandrian Neo-Platonists. Is Christian theology a 'series of...

Thursday 19 April 2007

Human autonomy and obedience to God. Is religious law repressive and archaic? Is there a secular basis for justice? Must religious law (...

Thursday 22 March 2007

Are humans in charge of their own lives and deaths? Are humans different from other animals? Abortion, euthanasia and human rights....

Thursday 8 February 2007

Should we engineer the human genome? The ethics of stem cell research. Will humans be superseded? The Christian Natural Law tradition in...