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Feeling the city
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Feeling the city

The technocratic, managerial ethos of Twentieth Century urban planning left out human value and scale.   Steve Latham   But opposed, for instance, to Robert Moses’ schemes for New York, arose Jane Jacobs, who reasserted the role of the local, small-scale, and human, for city-living. But it’s debateable whether she […]

A divine answer to evil?
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A divine answer to evil?

The Scottish philosopher David Hume (1711-76) stated the issue quite bluntly: If God is almighty, and love, then it is impossible for evil to exist. Should we then agree with Charles Baudelaire, “if there is a God, then he is the devil”?   Nigel Pocock   David Hume was a […]