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One Cheer for Presuppositionalism by Dr Tom Simpson

One Cheer for Presuppositionalism by Dr Tom Simpson

Dr Tom Simpson is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.  This seminar explores the nature of Christian philosophy: Is there such a thing? What are its tasks? What are its sources? It uses the American movement known as ‘Presuppositionalism’ as a largely cautionary case study.

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Can science explain everything? Scientific Naturalism and the death of Science by Denis Alexander

Can science explain everything? Scientific Naturalism and the death of Science by Denis Alexander

  Summary Scientific naturalism is the view that only scientific knowledge is reliable and that science can, in principle, explain everything. This chapter surveys the inherent weaknesses in this philosophy, illustrated by the naturalistic attempt to extract ethics from biology. Different Christian responses to naturalism are considered. It is argued that the Christian worldview provides […]

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