These essays and short articles have all been written by Tim Harding. Some of them have also been presented as talks.
- What is logic?
- What is rationality?
- What is a fact?
- The Eureka Rebellion Myth (in prep)
- The Sceptical Chymist
- The Harm of Racial Slurs
- Was William I of England really a Conqueror?
- Power without work (in preparation)
- A joint response to Gary Bakker on scientism and philosophy
- How to startup and run a local skeptics group
- Why did slavery decline earlier in the North than in the South of the United States?
- On Jennifer Lackey’s ‘Testimonial Knowledge and Transmission’
- On Gettier Problems
- Consequentialism versus Justice
- 12 basic things Australians should have learned at school
- DNA and GM foods
- Rationality and truth
- The Case of the Falling Fat Man
- Some Origins of Western Quackery
- Determinism, free will and compatibilism
- Radical democracy in ancient Athens
- Ancient Athens and the Delian League
- Egyptian Kingship in the Middle Kingdom
- Theories of Generation
- Divides between sacred, secular, art and popular music
- Ancient astronomy and astrology
- The Astronomical Renaissance
- The Dolphin Delusion
- The Gricean Maxims
- Ten Animal Welfare Myths
- Searle’s construction of social reality
- Contingency in the natural sciences
- Searle’s case for realism
- Charles Darwin – where he was right and wrong
- The early influence of Louis Armstrong on Coleman Hawkins, as mediated by Fletcher Henderson
- The Rejection of Expertise
- Economic efficiency and social justice
- Traditional Chinese Medicine vs Endangered Species
- The Dark Ages
- Skepticism – philosophical or scientific?
- Descartes’ cogito and certainty
- The Birth of Experimental Science
- Did Descartes think that animals have feelings?
- The Medieval Agrarian Economy
- Reflections on medieval history
- Epicurean free will
- The Fallacy of Faulty Risk Assessment
- The Stoic theory of universals, as compared to Platonic and Aristolian theories
- The Uselessness of Cynicism (in preparation)
- Deliberation Day
- How did Augustus become the first Roman Emperor?
- The professional model of representative democracy
- The ‘cultural appropriation’ of swing music (in preparation)
- Skepticism, Science and Scientism
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Thank you. I really needed it for my essay
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