Ethical Record Issues

CONSERVATION, SCIENCE AND ETHICS (UN)HOLY TRINITY OR JUST A CROWD? Richard Clarke An in-depth examination of the philosophical aspects of environmental ethics. Utilitarian, deontological and teleological positions are explored. The conclusion reached is that answers to environmental problems can only come from action by a social collective that has been educated…

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Thu, 20th May, 2010

RELIGION WITHOUT BELIEF: IS IT POSSIBLE AND DOES IT MATTER? Richard Norman A brief but comprehensive survey of the main arguments advanced by believers in defence of religion. These are:- the ‘fine tuning’ argument for the existence of a cosmic intelligence; the idea of faith as trust; the link between faith…

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Tue, 20th Apr, 2010

TREES, CONSERVATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE Edward Milner A richly detailed survey of the tree-situation in the British Isles. Included are ideas on how to preserve the genetic diversity of trees, and their flourishing under changing climatic conditions. It is emphasised that trees are organic forms of life. Abstract by Tom Rubens….

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Sat, 20th Mar, 2010

FELIX MENDELSSOHN, RELIGION AND US Sheila Hayman A broad survey of Mendelssohn’s life, work and musical reputation, in the light of his Jewishness. Influenced by his grandfather, the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, he was eclectic in outlook, sympathetic to Christians as well as Jews, a great admirer of Bach and Shakespeare,…

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Wed, 20th Jan, 2010

WAR: FROM PRE-HISTORY TO ABOLITION Milan Rai UGANDA HOUSE DEMO AGAINST ANTI-GAY BILL Edmund McArthur IN DEFENCE OF ATHEISM Isaac Ascher VIEWPOINTS: Serge Jovanovic, Paddy Lewin Book Review: TIIE ATHEIST’S GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS, review by Denis Cobell LESSONS FROM TIIE HISTORY OF THE DIGGERS David Morgan ETHICAL SOCIETY EVENTS

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Wed, 30th Dec, 2009

UNDERSTANDING STATISTICS M. Eileen Magnello NIETZSCHE AND NIHILISM Peter Sjöstedt Hughes THE STORY OF THE SOUTH PLACE ETHICAL SOCIETY Norman Bacrac Book Review: THE INVENTION OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE, review by Marina Ingham ETHICAL SOCIETY EVENTS

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Mon, 30th Nov, 2009

THE KEYNESIAN REVOLUTION David McDonagh DELIVER US FROM EVIL! Barbara Smoker ANNUAL ART SOIREE, 2008. CHANCE AND COLOUR: RULES AND RULERS Chris Gough ETHICAL SOCIETY’S ANNUAL OUTING THE CASTE SYSTEM IN HINDUISM Suresh Lalvani EDITORIAL ETHICS David Brewer IN DEFENCE OF ATHEISM-Book review, review by Isaac Ascher WHAT IS STATISTICS? Evening course Eileen Magnello ETHICAL SOCIETY EVENTS

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Fri, 30th Oct, 2009

INTELLECTUALLY RESPECTABLE CREATIONISM Donald Rooum ALTERNATIVE ‘THOUGHT FOR THE DAY’ — Book Review Barbara Smoker VIEWPOINTS: H. Frankel, Suzette Henke, Brian Blangford, Ian Buxton HOW HUMANS CAME TO INVENT RELIGION Norman Bacrac WILLIAM McGONAGALL (1825-1902): THE WORLD’S GREATEST BAD POET? Iain King ETHICAL SOCIETY EVENTS

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Sun, 30th Aug, 2009

NAOMI LEWIS (1912-2009) W. K. CLIFFORD: LIFE AND PHILOSOPHY Timothy J. Madigan PHENOMENOLOGY: AN IDEA AND WHAT CAME FROM IT Alfons Grieder HUMANISM IN PERU Manuel A. Paz-y-Mino THE STRANGE CASE OF NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCES Chris Bratcher Viewpoint: Barbara Smoker ETHICAL SOCIETY EVENTS

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Thu, 30th Jul, 2009

N. KOREA’S ATOM-BOMB ENRAGES THE HYPOCRITES Norman Bacrac RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY AND VIRTUES John Radford IN DEFENCE OF AGNOSTICISM Isaac Ascher Viewpoints: Chris Purnell, John Edmondson, Albert Adler POEM: GUERNICA REVISITED Martin Green THE SCIENCE COLLECTIONS IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY … Historical and Modern, Paul Allchin HUMANIST REFERENCE LIBRARY Some recent acquisitions…

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Tue, 30th Jun, 2009
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