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2012 Leverhulme Lecture 3: Religious Virtues, Democratic Virtues and their interaction in Practice

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This series of lectures attempts to explore whether possible relations between some typical religious virtues, attitudes and practices and typical democratic virtues, attitudes and practices must be a source of conflict or can be mutually supportive. There seem to be several sources of anxiety about the role that religion plays or might play in the world of public democratic politics. Some concern the widespread perception that there is an inherent tendency for religion to provoke instability, conflict, even violence. Others turn on questions of unfairness if religion, or some specific religion, is given a positive place in the political order. Another source is the view that any role for religion in the public sphere must be incompatible with the "secular" nature of the modern democrati Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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2012 Leverhulme Lecture 2: Reason, Religion and Public Discourse in a Liberal Democracy

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This series of lectures attempts to explore whether possible relations between some typical religious virtues, attitudes and practices and typical democratic virtues, attitudes and practices must be a source of conflict or can be mutually supportive. There seem to be several sources of anxiety about the role that religion plays or might play in the world of public democratic politics. Some concern the widespread perception that there is an inherent tendency for religion to provoke instability, conflict, even violence. Others turn on questions of unfairness if religion, or some specific religion, is given a positive place in the political order. Another source is the view that any role for religion in the public sphere must be incompatible with the "secular" nature of the modern democrati Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Beyond fat tax: What is the role and potential of food taxes?

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Hannah Graff, National Heart Forum, gives a talk for the UBVO Seminar Series on 22nd November 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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obesity | food taxes | policymaking | obesity | food taxes | policymaking | 2012-11-22

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