Tag: Alvin Plantinga
Against the Tide: Oxford’s John Lennox Describes Kinship with C. S. Lewis
“I owe him an immense amount because although he wasn’t a scientist, he understood science. He understood the implications and the philosophy of science.”
Cosmos 3.0 Revisits Themes of the Past, with Familiar Historical Mythmaking
At a couple of points in episode 1, Neil deGrasse Tyson employs the “Book of Nature” metaphor, but he never gives its proper historical context. It’s actually a Christian concept.
Philosophical-ish Objections to Intelligent Design: A Response to Paul Draper
Recently I was asked by several people whether I had ever responded to an old review of my book Darwin’s Black Box.
Essence and Existence in Modern Science
St. Thomas laid the intellectual groundwork for modern natural science — the absolute distinction between existence and essence.
Knowledge, Power, and the Scientific Enlightenment
A focus on power, to the neglect of wisdom, is fine, as long as it is recognized that mechanical philosophy is incomplete.