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Physicist Luke Barnes previews Craig-Krauss debate in Sydney, Australia

by on August 15, 2013

WINTERY KNIGHT

First, a preview of the Craig-Krauss debate that took place yesterday from Sydney-based philosopher Luke Barnes, whom I’ve written about before.

Excerpt:

Krauss is in Sydney to debate the question “Why is there something rather than nothing?” – the traditional starting point for an ancient argument for the existence of God. Kraus, of course, is a cosmologist, known in the field for his work on the cosmological constant and dark matter, and to the wider public for books such as The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing. Krauss’s opponent is the Christian philosopher William Lane Craig. He has built a career around the philosophical defence of theism, and is best known outside academia for his many public debates with atheists.

I am, like Krauss, a professional cosmologist and astrophysicist. I’ve also interacted with a philosopher or two, and I’ve read a lot of Craig’s work…

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One Comment
  1. @PablodeFleurs
    #Physicists have a way of making the emperor appear elite, sophisticated & mysterious though still, hopelessly…#naked. #BigBangFables 8- D

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