Tag: Summa Theologica
Why Nature’s Prophet Had to be Written
Wallace’s greatest “heresy” was to become, after his co-discovery of natural selection, “godfather” of the modern theory of intelligent design.
Aquinas’ Fourth Way: Light in a Mirror
It’s helpful, as with his Third Way, to begin with a metaphor, in order to get an intuitive feel for the proof.
Reading Suggestions for Aquinas’ Five Ways
Our perspective is supported by a rigorous and elegant metaphysical framework, which began with Plato and particularly Aristotle.
Evolution Has Not Been Kind to Jerry Coyne
The design we infer in nature is an insight we abstract from our senses, but the inference itself is acquired by our reason.
The Five Arguments Stand: Response to a Critic on Aquinas and Evolution
In my book, I argue that Thomas Aquinas’ teaching cannot be reconciled with theistic evolution.