Month: August 2014

It’s high time Richard Dawkins read some philosophy

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Richard Dawkins has recently claimed that a woman pregnant with a foetus with Down’s syndrome is morally obliged to have an abortion. Set aside for one moment whether or not he is right about this; and indeed whether or not he is right that God does not exist, or that religion is a form of child abuse. Even if all of Dawkin’s ex cathedra pronouncements about morality and metaphysics were correct a crucial problem would […]