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Big Questions Essay Series

Does moral action depend on reasoning?

With contributions by:

Michael Gazzaniga | Rebecca Newberger Goldstein | Aref Ali Nayed | Alfred Mele | Stanley Fish | Christine M. Korsgaard | Joshua D. Greene | Jonathan Sacks | John F. Kihlstrom | Jonah Lehrer | Jean Bethke Elshtain | Antonio Damasio | Robert P. George

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Does evolution explain human nature?

With contributions by:

Frans de Waal | Joan Roughgarden | Simon Conway Morris | Lynn Margulis | Francis Collins | Geoffrey Miller | Martin Nowak | Robert Wright | Francisco J. Ayala | Eva Jablonka | Jeffrey Schloss | David Sloan Wilson

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Does the free market corrode moral character?

With contributions by:

Jagdish Bhagwati | Robert B. Reich | John Gray | Garry Kasparov | Qinglian He | Michael Walzer | Michael Novak | Bernard-Henri Levy | Kay S. Hymowitz | Tyler Cowen | Ayaan Hirsi Ali | John C. Bogle | Rick Santorum

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Does science make belief in God obsolete?

With contributions by:

Steven Pinker | Jerome Groopman | Christoph Cardinal Schönborn | William D. Phillips | Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy | Mary Midgley | Robert Sapolsky | Christopher Hitchens | Keith Ward | Victor J. Stenger | Michael Shermer | Kenneth Miller | Stuart Kauffman

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Will money solve Africa's development problems?

With contributions by:

Donald Kaberuka | James Tooley | Ashraf Ghani | Edward Green | Iqbal Z. Quadir | James Shikwati | Michael Fairbanks | William Easterly

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Does the universe have a purpose?

With contributions by:

Lawrence M. Krauss | Paul Davies | David Gelernter | Peter William Atkins | Nancey Murphy | Owen Gingerich | Bruno Guiderdoni | Christian de Duve | John F. Haught | Neil deGrasse Tyson | Jane Goodall | Elie Weisel

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