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Stephen Hawking makes it clear: There is no God - CNET

Stephen Hawking makes it clear: There is no God - CNET | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
The physicist explains that science now offers more convincing explanations for existence. He is therefore an atheist.
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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, September 28, 8:55 AM

the science overtakes God!?!

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The Unexpected Way Philosophy Majors Are Changing The World Of Business

The Unexpected Way Philosophy Majors Are Changing The World Of Business | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Dr. Damon Horowitz quit his technology job and go a Ph.D. in philosophy -- and he thinks you should too.

"If you are at all disposed to question what's around you, you'll start to see that there appear to be cracks in the bubble," Horow...
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Christopher Hitchens’ lies do atheism no favors

Christopher Hitchens’ lies do atheism no favors | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
I'm also an atheist and believe the religious right is a problem. But so is Hitchens' intellectual dishonesty
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I spotted this earlier, originally posted by W.L. Craig.  It's worth the read.

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The Myth of Postmodernity The Bayview Review

Paul Franks examines the idea that our current society has embraced postmodernity and shows, using the recent "post-birth abortion" controversy that we haven't.
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Dark Matter Structure Revealed

From HubbleCast and host Dr. J. Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have studied a giant filament of dark matter in 3D for the first time. ...
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Where Thomas Nagel Went Wrong

Where Thomas Nagel Went Wrong | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
The philosopher's critique of evolution wasn't shocking. So why have his colleagues raked him over the coals?
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Front Row at the Dawn of Time

Front Row at the Dawn of Time | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
We are exploring realms of nature previously thought to be in the domain of philosophy or theology.
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The New Atheism – A Publishing Phenomena

The New Atheism – A Publishing Phenomena | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
If God died in the 1960’s then someone forgot to tell the British publishing industry. Books about God have been the surprise bestselling phenomena of the past 18 months.
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The philosophy of the Higgs

The philosophy of the Higgs | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Particle physicist Michael Krämer hangs out with philosophers and learns that one should be wary of irrelevant blondes
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121 - This is a Test: the Mu'tazilites | History of Philosophy without any gaps

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NIHILISM : The Root of the Revolution of the Modern Age

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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, December 13, 2013 3:12 PM

it's very interesting and today, a very important issue, as Dostoyevski well done on it!!

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100 Best Quotes About Existentialism: From Despair to Freedom

100 Best Quotes About Existentialism: From Despair to Freedom | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
You are free and that is why you are lost.
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Thanks for the suggestion, Lara.

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Sophie Y. Polyankina's curator insight, July 11, 2013 5:28 AM

This philosophy always inspired me, no matter how depressive it may actually sound. 

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Be employable, study philosophy

Be employable, study philosophy | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
The discipline teaches you how to think clearly, a gift that can be applied to just about any line of work
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Thanks for this gem, Tedla. 

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Online Ed's Excellent Adventure: How a Philosophy MOOC Handles the Survey Problem - moocnewsandreviews.com

Online Ed's Excellent Adventure: How a Philosophy MOOC Handles the Survey Problem - moocnewsandreviews.com | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
How does Coursera's Philosophy MOOC The Modern and the Postmodern deal with centuries of material by some of history's most important thinkers?
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Name Five Women In Philosophy. Bet You Can't. - WWNO

Name Five Women In Philosophy. Bet You Can't. - WWNO | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Name Five Women In Philosophy. Bet You Can't.
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The Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology // Reviews // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, peer-reviewed journal that publishes timely reviews of scholarly philosophy books.
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Richard Dawkins has lost: meet the new new atheists

Richard Dawkins has lost: meet the new new atheists | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
The atheist spring that began just over a decade ago is over, thank God. Richard Dawkins is now seen by many, even many non-believers, as a joke figure, shaking his…
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The Heretic

The Heretic | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Last fall, a few days before Halloween and about a month after the publication of Mind and Cosmos, the controversial new book by the philosopher Thomas Nagel, several of the world’s leading philosophers gathered with a group of cutting-edge...
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Thank you, Nancy Pearcy, for sharing this story.

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