Tag: Richard Dawkins
World’s top living thinkers listed and ranked
A London magazine has published its list of top global thinkers for 2013. These are the people defining the world’s intellectual climate today – but do thinkers really matter in the end?
Science hero attacks top atheist campaigner
In a clash of scientific heavyweights, the discoverer of the so-called ‘God particle’ has taken on the author of ‘The God Delusion’. And what’s their battle about? God himself.
Philosopher’s book aims to end ‘God Wars’
In recent years, fierce debates have divided passionate atheists from firm believers. Now famous thinker Alain de Botton has provoked a storm of debate by suggesting a ‘middle way’.
Scientists celebrate victory in evolution fight
New government rules have banned ‘free schools’ in Britain from teaching the controversial theory of intelligent design. But should schools be allowed to teach what they like?