John Cottingham

John Cottingham

In philosophical circles, it was once heresy to challenge Darwinian reductionism. That is now changing

The Swiss euthanasia clinic claims to respect its patients’ dignity, but secularism alone cannot confer moral value on human life

Review of The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning by Jonathan Sacks

Instead of embarking on the project of “saving God” by replacing him with the natural and human shaped world, it is perhaps time to acknowledge that it is we ourselves that need saving – just replacing God with Nature isn’t enough

Susan Neiman’s reading of the Enlightenment is certainly distinctive, but also offers a courageous and uplifting attempt to tell the story as it is