Category Archive: Ethics

Alain De Botton’s Borrowed Virtues

Yesterday popular philosopher Alain De Botton released his ‘Manifesto for Atheists’, a supposed ten new virtues, in response to his feeling that being virtuous had become ”¬†a strange and depressing notion”. He says… Continue reading

Bonheoffer, Stauffenberg and my Father, Hairdresser of Nazis

I’ve been very moved by a recent, very readable,¬†biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He holds great fascination for me, and personifies a combination of two interests: theology and the Third Reich. My interest in… Continue reading

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