The Ockham Awards were created by current Editor-in-Chief Deborah Hyde in 2012 to highlight and reward campaigning work by skeptics. As she wrote in Vol 23: No 4 “In the short time that I have been involved with skepticism in the UK, I’ve been stunned at the amount of energy and effort that skeptics put […]
The Skeptic Mgazine presents Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss live at Conway Hall, to discuss their recent documentary and the state of science and reason in modern times. The Unbelievers documentary follows Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss as they speak publicly around the world. It includes interviews with Stephen Hawking, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Sam Harris, […]
Hello readers and subscribers. The next issue is out now, and includes: – An interview with geneticist and popular science book author Professor Steve Jones. We talk genes, epidemics and religion. – Hedgehog aficianado Hugh Warwick discusses that unquantifiable – passion – in the context of science. – Professor Jason Braithwaite and Hayley Dewe wield […]
Following the second Ockhams awards presentations at QED 2013, the winners of each category provided the feedback below.
Welcome to the Shortlist for The Ockhams 2013. This list was created from your votes, so thanks so much for being a part of it. The ‘top-links’ were provided by the shortlisters themselves. Remember that we’ll be at QED (www.QEDcon.org) in Manchester on Saturday 13th April to present the awards to the winners. Now, it’s […]
The following article is a press release from Prometheus Books, of which Kurtz was founder. Are more personal article was published by Kurtz’ former colleague , R Joseph Hoffman, on his blog. The photograph of Kurtz has also been reproduced from Hoffman’s blog. Paul Kurtz, philosopher, prolific author, publisher, and founder of several secular humanist institutions as […]