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Abstract for Alabama talk

January 5, 2011


This talk is a run through the argument I plan to write up for a volume edited by Massimo Pigliucci and Maarten Boudry that’s in the works with Chicago University Press. For God and Country, not necessarily for Truth: The noncognitive function of superempirical beliefs Religions present a challenge to understanding as natural, cultural and […]

For a small fee in America

January 4, 2011


It looks like I will be going to the US in March this year to give three talks in one week, with a very short stop in New York on the end. I had wanted to go to a couple of other places but the scheduling ended up being rather tight, making it impossible to […]

Secularisation in Brno

December 26, 2010


My usual after-conference report has been somewhat delayed by a little thing called Christmas. The turkey, cake and other comestibles are now where they should be, however: So there is a chance to write a few words about the meeting in Brno. The conference’s title was almost as long as the conference itself – Twenty […]

Between Vienna and Brno

December 15, 2010


I gave my talk at the KLI yesterday and am now about to head off to Brno for the sociology of religion conference there. The talk at the KLI was basically the same as the one I gave in Bristol earlier in the year so I will not be putting up the slides for it. […]

December talks

November 17, 2010


In December I am going to Vienna and Brno to give a couple of talks. The first of these will be a brown bag talk at the Konrad Lorenz Institute, which I’ll be visiting after having been a fellow there a couple of years ago. I haven’t yet completely decided on the topic yet but […]

Talking to psychologists in Warsaw

October 15, 2010


Next week, on Tuesday the 19th, I am going to give a paper at the Psychology Department of Warsaw University. I have been teaching Philosophy of Science as well as Judgement and Decision Making within their Psychology in English programme but this will be the first time that I’ll present my research to that department. […]

Another plethora of presentations

September 20, 2010


Well, that was fun but exhausting. The Kazimierz workshop is over for another year and I have also just finished attending the language meeting in Warsaw. In between the two of them, it was a non-stop eight days of talks. It seems that Marcin and I have got the workshop organisation thing to the point […]