Julian Baggini

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Name: Julian Baggini
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

From Nietzsche to Richard Dawkins: a brief history of modern atheism

The number of atheists in the US has been on a steady incline over the years, according to the  Pew Research Center . In 2012, 2.4 percent of American adults said they were atheists, which was up from 1.6 percent in 2007. A recent poll conducted by WIN-Gallup ... [Published VOX.com - Jul 20 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 - 2 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 a dedicated ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 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. It ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 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 Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bristol Festival of Ideas – Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat

As part of our ongoing support for the Bristol Festival of Ideas, Rathbone Greenbank was delighted to sponsor a talk by Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming, on 16 May 2014.In association with Compassion in World Farming, we invited over ... [Published Rathbone Greenbank Investment - Jun 26 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]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bristol festival of ideas: what to see

Ten years ago, as part of Bristol's (failed) bid to be European Capital of Culture, we launched the Bristol festival of ideas. We wanted more debate in the city. We also wanted to celebrate the work of great writers, commentators and thinkers in and outside ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

No need for a TED talk – three videos on making decisions, reading minds and motivation

Delivering a TED talk has been a passport to fame for an elite band of academics. According to an FT book review at the weekend, one who is well placed to make that step up is Nicholas Epley , a behavioural science professor at the University of ... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 1 reports

Can the ‘smart thinking’ genre deliver?

Julian Baggini at The Financial Times: Ultimately, however, none of these provides a satisfactory answer because it is indeed a genuine paradox, an irresolvable contradiction at the heart of human existence. The best we can do, suggests Slingerland, ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 08 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Ethics Of Eating

Julian Baggini’s new book The Virtues of the Table explores the subject: He argues that the way we taste has a lot to do with other factors. He cites [gastronome Jean Anthelme] Brillat-Savarin’s observation that the pleasures of the table are not ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 03 2014]

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From Nietzsche to Richard Dawkins: a brief hist... [Published VOX.com - Jul 20 2014]
What is wisdom? It does not automatically come ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 20 2014]
Print vs Screen [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 28 2014]
Print vs Screen [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 28 2014]
Long Live The Staycation? [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 27 2014]
Long Live The Staycation? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
Celebrating consumer choice [Published Spiked Online - Jun 27 2014]
Bristol Festival of Ideas – Farmageddon: The Tr... [Published Rathbone Greenbank Investment - Jun 26 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]
The Ethics Of Eating [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 03 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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