There is an ongoing debate about intelligent design in the Thomist system.
if we are wholly matter, and matter is wholly governed by physical law, there is no room for free will.
It can detect a single photon. It can test the foundations of our understanding of nature. And it is also a piece of “botched” work by evolution?
He asked poignantly in A Brief History of Time, “What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe?”
Some scientists respond, “Well, there must be an enormous number of universes and each one is a little different. This one just happened to turn out right.”