There is an idea strangely attractive to the modern mind: the assumption that to believe in something is somehow inherently naïve, but to be sceptical is somehow inherently intelligent.
Professor Antony Flew has been described as one of the most influential atheists of the 20th century. He lectured philosophy in Oxford and several other universities. For decades he was […]
“Does there truly exist an insuperable contradiction between religion and science?”, asked Albert Einstein. This question has dominated some of the most important debates of the last centuries, yet today […]
It’s rather fashionable to be agnostic nowadays. The modern project of finding indubitable certitudes on which to base my life is said to have collapsed; Descartes’ adventures in doubt, however, […]
[Editor’s note: today we have an excerpt from a classic argument by John Locke, the seventeenth century philosopher, to shake things up a bit] I think that it is beyond […]