Tuesday, 10th March 2020

Natural Experiments During a Crisis

Natural experiments during the Covid-19 crisis (you know, the kind where you can’t create an experimental group, mostly because you’d never get IRB approval and it’s totally immoral, but now such a group has been… Continue reading…

Tuesday, 30th July 2019

An old problem, still with us

When I have taught medieval philosophy in the past, I’ve had to describe the debate between the realists and the nominalists. It’s central to understanding the European Middle Ages. Basically, the dispute is over universals,… Continue reading…

Friday, 14th July 2017

Eclipses and Bible School

From July 14, 2017


This is a great WaPo site that looks at solar eclipses, past and present.

The 1979 eclipse went right over where I was in Saskatchewan. I was in an evangelical… Continue reading…