Monthly Archives: February 2011

Astrology and its problems: Popper, Kuhn and Feyerabend

The merits or otherwise of astrology have been subject to much discussion recently, resulting in attacks that have been critiqued by Rebecca Higgitt, amongst others. The problem, according to Higgitt, is that astrology is “rubbish” but not because of the … Continue reading

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The Heart of Islam

In the preface to his book, The Heart of Islam 1, Seyyed Hossein Nasr says: The world is thirsty for information about Islam, especially in America, yet this thirst has generally not been quenched with healthy water. In fact, a … Continue reading

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