Don Cupitt, a controversial theologian and philosopher, whose BBC television series and book The Sea of Faith was extremely influential, giving birth to a theological movement, believes that most religion is too anthropomorphic. In this interview for the  Philosophy Bites podcast he  explains his non-realist approach to God.
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Category:Don Cupitt -- posted at: 5:09pm BST

Tolerance is usually thought of as the great virtue of democratic societies. Wendy Brown of UC Berkeley asks some sceptical questions about the concept of tolerance and how it can be used to express power relationships in this interview for Philosophy Bites.
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Category:Wendy Brown -- posted at: 6:16pm BST

Political representation in a democracy doesn't necessarily reflect the variety of people within a society. Most noticeably, there is a much lower percentage of women acting as representatives than there is in the wider population. Does this matter? Anne Phillips believes it does. She explains why in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
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Category:Anne Phillips -- posted at: 10:42pm BST

Anthony Grayling argues that bombing civilians in Dresden and other German cities in the Second World War was morally wrong.
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Category:Anthony Grayling -- posted at: 11:23pm BST

What makes anyone the same person over time? In this interview for Philosophy Bites Christopher Shields addresses this question of personal identity, one which, as he points out, has perplexed philosophers since antiquity.
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Category:Christopher Shields -- posted at: 6:48am BST





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