Tag: Thomistic philosophy
Behe Debates the Limits of Darwinian Evolution
Any evolution beyond the level of genus — for instance, the separate families containing cats and dogs — cannot be achieved through mindless Darwinian mechanisms.
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.
Must We Be Able to Reason to Be Thought of as Human Persons?
A common argument as to why abortion is generally ethical is that the unborn child cannot reason.
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.”
Reading Suggestions for Aquinas’ Five Ways
Our perspective is supported by a rigorous and elegant metaphysical framework, which began with Plato and particularly Aristotle.