The philosopher argues that a culture of debate, in which people of all backgrounds can openly discuss the truth, is philosophy's real answer to conflict.
Embracing a scientific worldview excludes the possibility of also believing in God, says the evolutionary biologist. He picks Five Books that help explain why this is the case.
Some argue there is no necessary connection between the rejection of traditional religious ideas and the evolution of democracy but that's wrong, argues the eminent historian. He chooses books that give as full as possible a picture of the Enlightenment in all its dimensions.
The biology professor, and Catholic, tells us what we should read to understand the battle being fought between scientists and creationists
Former Anglican Bishop and House of Lords crossbencher says that the moral vision we need to recover in politics has its roots in faith. He chooses five books to combat political cynicism