Monthly Archives: November 2015

Is there a meaning to history?

Augustine’s theological response St. Augustine was the first Christian to offer a comprehensive Philosophy of History (…) One of his greatest accomplishments was the sanctification of Plato’s understanding of the two realms: the perfect Celestial Kingdom and the corrupt copy. … Continue reading

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What can we know?

Kant’s “dogmatic slumber” Since the Essays of Locke and Leibniz, or rather since the origin of metaphysics so far as we know its history, nothing has ever happened which was more decisive to its fate than the attack made upon … Continue reading

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Islamisme Radical et Règne de la Quantité

J’avais publié cet article dans La Croix après les attentats de Janvier et il me semble resté, malheureusement, d’actualité.   Les événements récents et ceux qu’ils annoncent probablement nous forcent, au-delà de l’émotion, à repenser en profondeur le phénomène de … Continue reading

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Can we prove the existence of God?

The 5 ways of Saint Thomas The existence of God can be proved in five ways. The first and more manifest way is the argument from motion. (…) The second way is from the nature of efficient cause. In the … Continue reading

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Is evil always diabolical?

No man is voluntarily evil. “Socrates: Then are there some who desire the evil and others who desire the good? Do not all men, my dear sir, desire good? Meno: I think not. Soc. There are some who desire evil? … Continue reading

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