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Facts from Values? Not without an intermediary: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part II)

2018-07-13T14:12:41+00:00

Sam Harris and I met in Vancouver on June 24 and 25 for what amounted to five hours of intense discussion about the possibility of a universal morality with a solid foundation. We continue our discussion (adding Douglas Murray into the mix) in Dublin on July 14 (tickets available here) and

Facts from Values? Not without an intermediary: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part II)2018-07-13T14:12:41+00:00

Durham City Council Purchases Unearned Virtue with the Currency of Denouncement

2018-07-09T08:31:27+00:00

A few days ago (July 6, 2018) Mayor Pro Tempore Jillian Johnson and her colleagues on the Durham city council saw fit to release a statement on FaceBook concerning my upcoming 12 Rules for Life Tour appearance September 10 at the Performing Arts Center in their city. These are the

Durham City Council Purchases Unearned Virtue with the Currency of Denouncement2018-07-09T08:31:27+00:00

#54 – Aspen Ideas Festival: From the Barricades of the Culture Wars

2018-07-06T09:10:54+00:00

From the Aspen Ideas Festival, recorded Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Jordan Peterson, author of the best-selling 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, may be one of the most famous intellectuals in North America today. He also may be among the most misunderstood. His

#54 – Aspen Ideas Festival: From the Barricades of the Culture Wars2018-07-06T09:10:54+00:00

Facts and Values/Science and Religion: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part I)

2018-07-09T08:35:36+00:00

Sam Harris and I met in Vancouver on June 24 and 25 for what amounted to five hours of intense discussion about the possibility of a universal morality with a solid foundation. We are continuing our discussion (adding Douglas Murray into the mix) in Dublin on July 14 (tickets

Facts and Values/Science and Religion: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part I)2018-07-09T08:35:36+00:00

#53 – Susan Blackmore – Do we need God to make sense of life?

2018-06-28T11:47:00+00:00

Jordan Peterson vs Susan Blackmore - Do we need God to make sense of life? Jordan Peterson debated atheist psychologist Susan Blackmore on the UK's Unbelievable? show as part of their Big Conversation series. For the video, more debates and bonus content sign up www.thebigconversation.show Get

#53 – Susan Blackmore – Do we need God to make sense of life?2018-06-28T11:47:00+00:00

Two More Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief

2018-06-19T15:17:29+00:00

As I mentioned in my last blog post, Three Excerpts from Maps of Meaning, I recently recorded an audio version of Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (Routledge, 1999), now available at Audible. I believe that the audio version will make the book much more accessible, as I was able

Two More Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief2018-06-19T15:17:29+00:00

Three Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief

2018-06-14T09:09:23+00:00

I recently recorded an audio version of Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (Routledge, 1999), now available at Audible. I believe that the audio version will make the book much more accessible, as I was able to highlight the meaning of the more complex sections with careful intonation. You

Three Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief2018-06-14T09:09:23+00:00

#52 – Munk Debate: Political Correctness

2018-07-06T09:07:44+00:00

The resolution? "What you call political correctness, I call progress…" On May 18th, the redoubtable Stephen Fry (self-admitted soft leftie) and I debated the duo of academic, author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson (https://bit.ly/2IzKSZz) and blogger/author Michelle Goldberg (https://bit.ly/2wVOTBZ). A press release describing the

#52 – Munk Debate: Political Correctness2018-07-06T09:07:44+00:00

Response to Vox “Feminist Philosopher” Dr. Kate Manne of Cornell

2018-06-08T06:13:38+00:00

On June 6, journalist Sean Illing (email posted on Vox: sean.illing@vox.com) interviewed Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Cornell Philosophy Department) Dr. Kate Manne (the “feminist philosopher”) (Dr Kate Manne's Website) about me and my work. I have decided, in general, not to respond to such pieces, unless (1) they are extremely

Response to Vox “Feminist Philosopher” Dr. Kate Manne of Cornell2018-06-08T06:13:38+00:00
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