So what is real, according to Brent Mishler? Only phylogeny — the tree of evolutionary descent.
Egnor explains, “Nominalism is the view that universals exist only as concepts in the mind, but not in reality.”
The question about the material/immaterial nature of abstract thought is crucial to the debate over the plausibility of materialism.
Here’s a fair question: Why do I prattle on so much about scholastic philosophy? Of what genuine relevance is it to intelligent design?