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Monthly Archive for July, 2017

About the Author: Emanuele Ratti  is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science Project. He is a philosopher of biology interested in the epistemology of contemporary molecular biology with a particular focus on how the field is shaped by developments from a small-science regime to a big-science structure. In a previous post, I illustrated a […]

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About the Author: Nathaniel Warne is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science project. He is a philosophical and systematic theologian who works across a range of classic Christian doctrines with a special focus on the doctrine of humanity. Why not just let words die? Isn’t it a natural phenomenon for language to evolve […]

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Why Be Good?

About the Author: Angela Carpenter is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Human Distinctiveness project. She is a theological ethicist who specializes in moral agency and moral formation from an interdisciplinary perspective, with extra-theological interests in developmental psychology and evolutionary anthropology.  What motivates human beings to act morally? Are humans seeking to gain approval from others? To […]

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About the Author: Marcus Baynes-Rock is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Human Distinctiveness project. He is an Australian anthropologist whose academic interests lie in the relationships between humans and large carnivores, including these relationships throughout evolutionary history. Here I would like to pre-empt my paper presentation for the forthcoming conference at Notre Dame’s London Gateway: Wisdom’s Deep […]

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