Julian Baggini

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Name: Julian Baggini
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Something rotten in the town of Rotherham

Every time the national spotlight falls on Rotherham it seems to cast only gloom. Currently synonymous with child abuse on a shocking scale, over the last decade the South Yorkshire town has become known as the place where Dolly Parton came to give books ... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Eventswire: What You Missed at MAD 4, Day 1: Soba Noodles, Armpit Cheese, and Spice Magicians

View gallery.[All Photos: ]Yesterday morning, the fourth annual MAD Symposium kicked off in Copenhagen, Denmark, hosted by Noma chef René Redzepi and co-curated by chef Alex Atala of D.O.M. in Brazil. Chefs, front-of-the-house staff, producers, journalists, ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

In this week’s magazine | A century of meddling in the Middle East

A century of meddling in the Middle EastGeorge Eaton: the Conservatives’ lack of discipline is a symptom of their unresolved identity crisisThe NS essay: research shows that those who are slightly overweight live longer. Is it time to rethink our diets? ... [Published New Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: Rosetta hints at life on comets

The encounter of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft with Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko has generated a wave of media excitement that is surely well justified. However, science reporters and commentators who have described the comet as a "hurtling ... [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

There is a Joshua Nkomo in all of US

Titshabona Malaba Ncube's Lecture at Joshua Nkomo commemorationGood afternoon.This is the second time I have had the honour to be on this platform, to talk about the person and the symbol of Dr Joshua Nkomo, the late Father Zimbabwe. I heartily thank ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Holidays are good for you. Aren’t they?

There’s a glass wall in Dublin Airport that separates departing crowds from those that have just arrived. On one side people walk or run towards their gates. On the other people with colourful crumpled clothes amble towards the arrivals hall.Imagine a ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

What is wisdom? It does not automatically come with age

Julian Baggini and Antonia Macaro in FT Magazine: When people are asked what they’d like in life they typically respond that they want to be happy. Wisdom, which we might think of as a remote and highfalutin concept, is not such a popular answer. ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Print vs Screen

Julian Baggini brings some perspective to the reader’s dilemma: [D]ebates over whether print beats screen are hopelessly simplistic, not least because reading on a computer, with endless distractions a click away, is very different from reading on ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Long Live The Staycation?

Julian Baggini wonders whether going abroad necessarily broadens our horizons: Travel can yield many benefits. There is the challenge of having to deal with novel and unexpected situations, learning about the world and adapting to different customs. ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating consumer choice

O n Monday, spiked hosted a debate on consumerism at the Palace of Westminster in London. Four speakers offered different perspectives on shopping today, then an audience of over 80 people grilled the panel on their arguments. The result was a lively ... [Published Spiked Online - Jun 27 2014]
First reported May 04 2014 - Updated May 04 2014 - 1 reports

Atheism’s Creation Story

Julian Baggini reviews Nick Spencer’s book Atheists: The Origin of the Species , calling the author “the kind of intelligent, thoughtful, sympathetic critic that atheists need, if only to remind them that belief in God does not necessarily require ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 04 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

Atheists: The Origin of the Species

Julian Baggini in The Guardian: Like new Labour, so-called New Atheism did not just replace the old variety but, for a while at least, almost totally occluded it. Atheism is now sometimes discussed as though it began with the publication of Richard ... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 01 2014]

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Something rotten in the town of Rotherham [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Eventswire: What You Missed at MAD 4, Day 1: So... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 25 2014]
In this week’s magazine | A century of meddling... [Published New Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
Letters: Rosetta hints at life on comets [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]
There is a Joshua Nkomo in all of US [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 04 2014]
Holidays are good for you. Aren’t they? [Published Irish Times - Aug 02 2014]
What is wisdom? It does not automatically come ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 20 2014]
Print vs Screen [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 28 2014]
Long Live The Staycation? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
Celebrating consumer choice [Published Spiked Online - Jun 27 2014]
Atheism’s Creation Story [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 04 2014]
Atheists: The Origin of the Species [Published 3quarksdaily - May 01 2014]
Bristol festival of ideas: what to see [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
No need for a TED talk – three videos on making... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Mar 12 2014]
Can the ‘smart thinking’ genre deliver? [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 08 2014]
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What is wisdom? It does not automatically come ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 20 2014]
Julian Baggini and Antonia Macaro in FT Magazine: When people are asked what they’d like in life they typically respond that they want to be happy. Wisdom, which we might think of as a remote and highfalutin concept, is not such a popular answer. ...
Print vs Screen [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 28 2014]
Julian Baggini brings some perspective to the reader’s dilemma: [D]ebates over whether print beats screen are hopelessly simplistic, not least because reading on a computer, with endless distractions a click away, is very different from reading on ...
Long Live The Staycation? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
Julian Baggini wonders whether going abroad necessarily broadens our horizons: Travel can yield many benefits. There is the challenge of having to deal with novel and unexpected situations, learning about the world and adapting to different customs. ...
Atheism’s Creation Story [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 04 2014]
Julian Baggini reviews Nick Spencer’s book Atheists: The Origin of the Species , calling the author “the kind of intelligent, thoughtful, sympathetic critic that atheists need, if only to remind them that belief in God does not necessarily require ...
Atheists: The Origin of the Species [Published 3quarksdaily - May 01 2014]
Julian Baggini in The Guardian: Like new Labour, so-called New Atheism did not just replace the old variety but, for a while at least, almost totally occluded it. Atheism is now sometimes discussed as though it began with the publication of Richard ...
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