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October/November 2017

Volume 37 Number 6


ART, BLASPHEMY, AND HUMANISM

Introduction
Tom Flynn

The Artful Blasphemer*
Bruce Adams

Blasphemy Is Harass for Me
Pat Oleszko

Hate Speech or Blasphemy: What's the Difference?
Sara Ali

'I Love Tuesdays'
John Roberts


THE FIGHT FOR OUR PHILOSOPHY, PART 2

A Symposium in Print
Daniel C. Dennett, Honorary Chair

Introduction*
Judy Walker and Tom Flynn

When Philosophy Lost Its Way Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle

Why Philosophy of Religion Must End
John W. Loftus

The Real Question: Can Philosophy Be Saved?
Susan Haack

Must Humanists Be Naturalists?
Stephen Law

Fatima: Miracles, Secrets, and Sainthood
A Century of Folly
Joe Nickell

Atatürk Triumphed Over Religion*
James A. Haught


EDITORIAL

All Things Bold and Blasphemous Tom Flynn


OP-EDS

Populism and Its Discontents Ophelia Benson

Trump in Warsaw and the Long Shadow of Charles Martel
Russell Blackford

The Blight of Monotheism*
Shadia B. Drury

Getting Uncomfortable
Greta Christina


LOOKING BACK

35 Years Ago in Free Inquiry

25 Years Ago in Free Inquiry


LETTERS


DEPARTMENTS

Doerr's Way
Two Fiftieth Anniversaries Swallowed by History
Edd Doerr

Great Minds
What God Didn't and Kant Couldn't: Richard Rorty and the World after Philosophy
Dale DeBakcsy

Great Minds Excerpt
Private Irony and Liberal Hope
Richard Rorty

Humanism at Large
The Mythical Jesus Argument: What's the Key Issue
Bill Cooke


REVIEWS

Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination
by John Corvino, Ryan T. Anderson, and Sherif Girgis
Reviewed by Wayne L. Trotta

The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America
by Ann Neumann
Reviewed by Brooke Horvath

Good Life, Good Death: The Memoir of a Right to Die Pioneer
by Derek Humphry
Reviewed by Lamar W. Hankins


POEMS

Faith
Ted Richer

No Picture
Ted Richer

Dying
Ted Richer