So we have come to the end of our first Gaps in the Dialogue theme of the month. We were of course discussing the Environment and each of the contributors has looked at a different aspect of the issue. (more…)


After the Queen’s speech the government has been accused of legislating on things it can’t legislate on and not legislating on things it should have. This debate all seems to be missing something – the limits of law. (more…)

When thinking about the environment I am struck by one obvious gap in the dialogue – the enlightenment. What, I hear you say, can an elite philosophical movement that ended over 200 years ago possibly have to do with global warming, that most 21st century of problems? Well let me explain.