Alan Bekhor

Alan Bekhor

The quasi-religious adulation of the Labour leader by his mainly young admirers is a result of the spiritual vacuum left by secularism

Maurice Fraser, who was special adviser to three Foreign Secretaries and Head of the LSE European Institute, defied distinctions

Richard Dawkins cannot grasp the distinction between knowledge and wisdom. This puts him at war not only with religion, but the entire tradition of Western philosophy

Book review of A Philosophical Retrospective: Facts, Values and Jewish Identity by Alan Montefiore

Scholasticism was philosophy’s attempt to apply reason to Church doctrine. But while the medievals were constrained by a notion of overriding divine authority, we should not underestimate the theistic dimension of Western thought today