Blog Archives for November 2011

The Science and Philosophy of Free Will

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
November 22, 2011

Video of CFI-New York City's recent panel discussion on how advances in cognitive science are shaping our philosophical conception of free wil.

Former climate denier to testify before Congress

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
November 14, 2011

Richard Muller, the physicist who formerly rejected climate science but changed his mind after leading a two-year study that confirmed its reality, will be among three scientists to present their work today.

Morality can — and should — be legislated

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
November 07, 2011

The overarching message of Ken Burns' new documentary, “Prohibition," is that morality cannot and should not be legislated. But this is simply not true.

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