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Can We Be Good Without God? and Does the Universe Suggest Evidence for God?

March 10, 2010
William Lane Craig is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.A. 1974; M.A. 1975), the University of Birmingham (England) (Ph.D. 1977), and the University of Munich (Germany) (D.Theol. 1984). He has authored or edited over thirty books, including The Kalam Cosmological Argument; Assessing the New Testament Evidence for the Historicity of the Resurrection of Jesus; Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom; Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology; and God, Time and Eternity, as well as over a hundred articles in professional journals of philosophy and theology, including The Journal of Philosophy, New Testament Studies, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, American Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Philosophy, and British Journal for Philosophy of Science. In 2016 Dr. Craig was named by The Best Schools as one of the fifty most influential living philosophers.  
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Biotechnology, Embodiment and Human Dignity

February 18, 2010
William Hurlbut is a physician and Consulting Professor at the Neuroscience Institute, Stanford University. His primary areas of interest involve the ethical issues associated with advancing biomedical technology, the biological basis of moral awareness, and studies in the integration of theology and philosophy of biology. He is the author of numerous publications on science and ethics including the co-edited volume Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue (2002, Oxford University Press). Hurlbut has worked with the Center for International Security and Cooperation on formulating policy on Chemical and Biological Warfare and with NASA on projects in astrobiology.  
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Answering the New Atheists

November 17, 2009
Florida International Law Professor Stanley Fish and Harvard Law Professor Mark Ramseyer Stanley E. Fish is the Davidson-Kahn Distinguished University Professor and a professor of law at Florida International University, in Miami, and dean emeritus of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He has also taught at the University of California at Berkeley, Johns Hopkins and Duke University. He is the author of 11 books, including most recently Save the World On Your Own Time, on faculty leadership and higher education.     Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies J. Mark Ramseyer has often been a participant at The Roundtable.  He has taught at UCLA and the University of Chicago, and he came to Harvard in 1998. He has also taught or co-taught courses at several Japanese universities (in Japanese).  In his research, Ramseyer primarily studies Japanese law, and primarily from a law & economics perspective.