Category Archives: Reason & Rationality

Guest Contributor: Chris Oldfield on John Gray

‘Part of the secular fury in Europe comes from exasperation. Read on…

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The Concept (and the Practice) of ‘Christian Meditation’ – new piece in Aeon Magazine

In lieu of a new post on this site (there’ll be one Read on…

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BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking talk: Therapy vs Prayer

This is the transcript for a talk I gave at the BBC Read on…

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Vulnerability as Opportunity: Adam Phillips and Giles Fraser at the Freud Museum

Religion and psychoanalysis was our theme at the Read on…

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Local Gods for Local People…

Today we took my baby daughter to a local shrine, Read on…

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‘Higher Superstition’ part 3: Verbal Tinsel

Insofar as it mostly fails to grapple with the best Read on…

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‘Higher Superstition’ part 2: What is STS?

Having introduced in my previous post the apocalyptic Read on…

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Handbags and the History of Science: ‘Higher Superstition’

A large, thinly-carpeted space populated with low soft Read on…

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Is Psychology ‘Science’?

Science begins and ends at the door of the physics Read on…

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Guest Post: Ben Epstein on Bruno Latour’s ‘Factish Gods’ – Part 2: Science and Religion

‘The difference between science and religion then Read on…

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