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Number 39 ~ Summer 2013


Philanthropy’s Original Sin

William A. Schambra on U.S. foundations’ legacy of support for eugenics, and the charitable alternative to scientific progressivism

Science and Non-Science in Liberal Education

Harvey C. Mansfield on the confidence of scientists and the need for philosophy

The Secular Religions of Progress

Robert H. Nelson on economic philosophies, environmentalism, and growth

The Good Doctor

Daniel P. Sulmasy remembers the late Dr. Edmund Pellegrino

Symposium on Science, Technology, and Religion

The Golem and the Limits of Artifice

Charles T. Rubin on what the Jewish legend can (and cannot) teach us about bioethics

Disenchantment and Its Discontents

Joseph Bottum on why Catholics need not choose between science and wonder

Redeeming Technologies

Timothy Dalrymple on how Evangelicals embrace technological innovation

The Trouble with the New “Islamic Science”

Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad on trying to read the Koran like a science textbook

Implicit Science in Hindu Thought

Varadaraja V. Raman on the foreshadowing of modern science in ancient Hinduism

Science through Buddhist Eyes

Martin J. Verhoeven on the imperfect harmonizing of Buddhism with science

Science and the Search for Meaning

Peter Morales on Unitarian Universalism and what science and religion share

Reviews and Reconsiderations

Bringing Mind to Matter

Raymond Tallis on Thomas Nagel’s defiance of the materialist mainstream

The Conservative Record on Environmental Policy

Jonathan H. Adler disputes the notion that anti-regulation means anti-environment