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Show 507: Patricia Churchland

Patricia Churchland: Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain The human experience, and the ‘self’, is so rich it must be produced by some transcendent being, some ultimate self that goes beyond the physical body, or so it is claimed.  … Continue reading

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Show 464: Joel Marks on A-moralism and the Philosophy of Desire

Joel Marks on A-moralism and the Philosophy of Desire Because of the Darwinian revolution, and the Galilean revolution before it, we have been able to – intellectually at least – get past our early notions of gods and supernatural beliefs … Continue reading

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Show 460: Against Moral Responsibility w/Dr Bruce Waller

Against Moral Responsibility w/Dr Bruce Waller Humanity has had to adapt to deep philosophical and indeed psychological changes over the last 500 years. With the knowledge that came from geology and astronomy, we’ve learned we are not at the center … Continue reading

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Show 332: Atheism or Humanism?

Atheism Vs. Humanism? With the advent of the ‘New Atheists’ and their amazing popularity, and the watering down of humanism by many organizations in the US, we wonder what is the difference between humanism and atheism? Is atheism the foundational … Continue reading

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Show 324: ‘Good without God’ w/ Greg Epstein

‘Good without God’ w/ Greg Epstein This Sunday, Matthew will interview Greg Epstein, author of the new book ‘Good Without God; What a Billion Non-Religious People Do Believe.’ The book has influenced many campaigns, such as the ‘Good Without God’ … Continue reading

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Show 295: Morality Without Gods II: A Preview

Morality Without Gods II: A Preview This program, co-hosted by Sunsara Taylor and Paul Eckstein, was a preview of the following event: Morality Without Gods: Part 2 Across the planet with unjust wars, uncertainty & convulsions in people’s lives, belief … Continue reading

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Show 286: Morality without Gods: An Exchange!

One-Hour Fund Drive Special! Morality without Gods: An Exchange! Has religion gotten out of hand; have we become truly Religulous? Is religion itself really as dangerous as some now claim? Can science and religion coexist in a healthy society? And, … Continue reading

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Show 213: Easter Special: “Questioning Judeo-Christian Morality” – Daniel Rancour-Laferriere and James Prescott

One-Hour Easter Special: “Questioning Judeo-Christian Morality” Are Easter and Passover the basis for morality or for violence? This week most people commemorate the foundational narratives of the Jewish and Christian religions, both widely regarded as the main source of ethical … Continue reading

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Show 192: Ted Honderich on “Right & Wrong” II

For information and audio for Pt. 1, see listing for September 24, 2006 Audio for Pt. 2 below this text

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Show 161: Richard Carrier

Sense and goodness without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism w/ Richard Carrier “If God does not exist, then what does?  Is there good and evil, and should we care?  How do we know what’s true anyway?  And can we … Continue reading

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