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Swift & Ors v Fred Olsen Cruise Lines [2016] EWCA Civ 785 - Food Poisoning, Athens Convention, Causation

This case comment is by Alex Carington of 12 King’s Bench Walk.

The case is a rare example of the Court of Appeal considering proper approaches to assessment of evidence, breach of duty and causation in the context of an outbreak of illness on a cruise ship. 1,337 more words

No, Atheist Lives Don't Matter

At first, it seems reprehensible to suggest someone’s life doesn’t matter—but this is an objective fact about atheism. They’ll be the first to tell you that life has no meaning, or some platitude about how we must find our own meaning. 229 more words

Atheism

Pragmatism and Free Will

Can pragmatism and free will work together?

Pragmatism was the 3rd rule presented in our search for GSOT.[1] The rule of pragmatism can be stated simply: Unless it makes a difference in somebody’s disposition to act, then it makes no difference. 2,340 more words

Free Will

New CauseHealth publications

by Rani Lill Anjum

The CauseHealth team at NMBU has published three papers over the summer. Here is a brief summary. 252 more words

Philosophy

Does God Bestow Free Will?

Does God provide the answer to the Free Will Problem? To review the problem, look again at these 2 apparently conflicting statements, introduced in a… 1,744 more words

Searching For GSOT

Art and Economics

Art and economics probably aren’t the most natural of bedfellows. In my latest attempt at pretending to be sophisticated, and as part of a summer trip gallivanting around Barcelona, I ended up visiting (among all the other wonderful culinary and cultural delights) the city’s… 596 more words

Politics