Tag: mechanical philosophy
Natural Machinery Operates Without Intervention; But How?
We’re going to need a new philosophy: one that can handle realities the Elizabethans and Victorians could never have imagined.
How Does the Intelligibility of Nature Point to Design?
Albert Einstein famously remarked that “the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility…[t]he fact that it is comprehensible is a miracle.”
Seven Reasons the Soul Can’t Be Turned “Off”
Neuroscientist Michael Egnor notes that the idea of consciousness is “empty,” much like the idea of “natural selection” in evolution.
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.