In this episode, I am joined by Drs. James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky, both professors at the University of Virginia, and we talk about the nature of science and morality based on their book “Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality” from Yale University Press.
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Meet Drs. James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky:
Dr. James Davison Hunter is LaBrosse-Levinson Distinguished Professor of Religion, Culture and Social Theory at the University of Virginia and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. He is the author of “Culture Wars” and “The Death of Character.”
Dr. Paul Nedelisky is an Assistant Director and a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. His research interests center on issues in metaphysics and ethics. Nedelisky received a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Virginia in 2013.
- Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality by James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky
- Culture Wars: The Struggle To Control The Family, Art, Education, Law, And Politics In America by James Davison Hunter
- Experiments in Ethics by Kwame Anthony Appiah
- The Atheist’s Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions by Alex Rosenberg
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