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Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:46 am    Post subject: Blog debates on astrology Reply with quote

The recent controversies on astrology in the UK media has led to quite a number of interesting blog debates, exploring the position of astrology from various angles. Some of these are sceptical, some support astrology, and some are fairly neutral and balanced - many are extremely well written and offer excellent and detailed food for thought.

So I thought I would include a list of some of the still-active blog debates that are worth reading and commenting on. (I have listed them in reverse date order). These are just the ones that I am aware of; please feel free to add details of any interesting discussions I have missed (or as they come to attention):

The rise and fall of astrology
Thony C: (The Renaissance Mathematicus: 15 Feb, 2011)

A Modern Astrologer’s Intellectual Breadcrumbs
Darin Hayton (Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science: 14 Feb, 2011)

Astrology and its problems: Popper, Kuhn and Feyerabend
Paul Newall (The Kindly Ones: 14 Feb., 2011)

The Dismissal of Astrology: an Arrogance born of Ignorance, not knowledge
Lori Tompkins (Circumsolations: 13 Feb., 2011)

Philosophy, Science and the Philosophy of Science.
Joseph Nevard : (Viola tricolor hortensis: 10th Feb, 2011)

The astrology wars and abandoned scientific research programmes
Thony C: (The Renaissance Mathematicus: 1st Feb, 2011)

What Exactly is Accomplished by Asserting “Astrology is Rubbish”?
Darin Hayton (Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science: 30 Jan., 2011)

Signs of the zodiac may have changed, but they're still all bull
Angela Speck (Minnesota Public Radio News: 26 Jan)

Astrology and ridicule
Stephen (The At-Long-Last-I've-Got-a-Job Blog: 29 Jan., 2011)

“Astrology is rubbish, but…”
Rebekah Higgitt (Whewell's Ghost: 23 Jan., 2011)

Dr. Brian Cox vs. Astrologers
Faye Cossar (Juxtaposition: 4 Dec., 2010)
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