Events

Jamie Kelly- Preachers, Enlightenment and Empire

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Jamie Kelly- Preachers, Enlightenment and Empire

The SSPCK, an organisation dedicated to spreading ‘reformed Christianity’ as a catalyst of cultural progress (and thus the growth of virtue) among rural Scots and Natives in North America.

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Are Science and Religion in Conflict? A Historical Perspective

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Are Science and Religion in Conflict? A Historical Perspective

This lecture reconsiders the historical relationship between science and religion and shows that the history is actually much more complex than a simple narrative of conflict.

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Guest speaker for the Edinburgh Secular Society

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Guest speaker for the Edinburgh Secular Society

Members of the Scottish Secular Society have been invited to be guest speakers for our friends at the Edinburgh Secular Society.

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Religion and the Sexual Revolution in Scotland 1968-1975

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Religion and the Sexual Revolution in Scotland 1968-1975

From the mid-twentieth century, a complex series of changes took place across the Western World which became known as the ‘sexual revolution’.

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2017 AGM

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2017 AGM

It’s time for our AGM. Open to all members!

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Secularism and Decision Science

Posted by on 3 March, 2017 | 0 comments

Secularism and Decision Science

Secularism and Decision Science: How Does One Inform The Other? Megan Crawford, Chair of the Scottish Secular Society, will offer a brief look at what the field of decision science has to reveal about secularism. Decision science is the study of cognition and behavioural decision making. It encompasses psychology, economics, philosophy, linguistics, and mathematics. Why is secularism appealing to some, but not others? Do politicians in secular states make better decisions overall? What is happening when one shifts from theocratic to secular, or from secular to theocratic? Can decision...

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2016 Annual General Meeting

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2016 Annual General Meeting

This year’s AGM will include a year-in-review discussion, review of the nominations for board
positions, elect/re-elect our new board members, and discuss all new proposals for the 2016-17
year.

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