Dreaming Spiders? My Disagreement with Michael Egnor
Rapid eye movement may indicate neural activity, but dreaming for me implies a conscious awareness of the dream state, which I consider as unlikely in spiders.
What Is It Like to Be a Spider?
A recent research article from Germany has made quite a splash in the popular media and raises some very interesting questions about animal minds.
Egnor Debates Materialism with Philosopher of Science David Papineau
Egnor: “Do you want me to explain Thomistic dualism to you?…David, do you not know how St. Thomas explained intentionality?” Papineau: “Uh, no.”
Introducing Aquinas’ Five Ways
In my ongoing debate with biologist Jerry Coyne, frequent reference is made to Aquinas’ Five Ways, particularly to his Prime Mover argument.
New Website Aquinas.Design Provides Insight into Nature and the Mind
Father Michael Chaberek helped me (a passionate but amateur Thomist!) understand an issue that perplexed me for years.