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Democracy & the Unreasonable: Lessons from Rawls

Francisco Mejia Uribe asks if democracy can overcome fundamentalism.

Political Science

Democracy and the Unreasonable: Lessons from John Rawls

THE QUESTION of how democracy can accommodate an increasing plurality of conflicting religious and secular world-views within a single legitimate and …

American Philosophy

These Uncertain Times are Ripe for Religion

I LIKE to think of myself as a rational person unencumbered by foolish religious delusions. I have no patience for superstitious non-sense nor for …


The Challenge of Interconnectivity

The sweeping interlinkage of alterity brought about by the recent digital revolution is coinciding with what in turn is the most pressing challenge …

Ethics? We Need and App for that

WE at have an idea, but lack the technical epistêmê to see it through. That is why we are putting it out there in case any …



Christianity can be a huge force for good

Zekria Ibrahimi writes of the disastrous impact of Christianity on the world (Letters, 30 December). I am an atheist but cannot let this nonsense pass. For a start Christianity has given us some of the most exquisite art, architecture and music. The Bible is indeed full of inconsistencies, but it …