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Daniel Dennett and an ‘Incomprehensible’ God: How a Rhetorical Question Can Reveal an Argument’s Weakness

Interesting analysis of Daniel Dennett’s “Seven Tools for Thinking.” A. Roy King turns one of Dennett’s own rules back on the author: In his section on rhetorical questions, he has just encouraged the reader to check his baloney meter any … Continue reading

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Academic employment decisions: Who gets to decide what is ‘foolishness’?

Former Oxford Professor Richard Dawkins posted an essay on BoingBoing on 24 Jan. 2011 in which he discussed the University of Kentucky’s recent out-of-court settlement with astronomer Martin Gaskell. )See Dawkins’s commentary at “Should employers be blind to private beliefs?“) … Continue reading

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