On the great Doctor of the Church, St Thomas Aquinas. Feast Day in the new calendar is 28-Jan & the Old Calendar is 7-March. Ite ad Thomam! Go to Thomas! To comment pease go to http://www.sentrad.org & remember to say 3 Hail Marys for the priest.

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From 1999 http://www.peterkreeft.com/home.htm Introduction (0:00) 1. Final Causes (8:57) 2. Efficient Causes (30:47) 3. Material Causes (35:26) 4. Formal Causes (39:37) Questions (54:14) The above lecture is philosophically technical at points, but is nonetheless intriguing and enjoyable for all audiences. For an enlightened exploration, see Kreeft’s book: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0898705509/theofficiapet-20

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Here is a short reflection on the Angelic Doctor and the sources of the trial that is upon the Church at this time, using the following two quotes from his writings. There are three sources of trial for the Church: (i) external persecutions, (ii) undermining of the Truth from within by heresy and spreading of […]

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from Noam Chomsky: Language and Other Cognitive Processes

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http://www.philosophybites.com/ The design argument for God’s existence is that the appearance of design in the natural world is evidence for the existence of a divine designer. The specific version of the argument that Hume examines is one from analogy, as stated here by Cleanthes: The curious adapting of means to ends, throughout all nature, resembles […]

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A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise the 8-week General Philosophy course and were delivered in late 2009. Slides for all his lectures can be found here: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/people/peter-millican Learn more about Oxford: http://www.ox.ac.uk

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Philosophy project which has a fabricated thought from famous philosopher Rene Descartes on the importance of dreams and how they can affect our reality. Not only is a dream of importance, but the idea of experiences in reality or not – even vicariously.

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Consider the many kinds of differences implied by the statement, “I think, therefore, I am,” especially when compared to the phrase, “that this is.” Also see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAhKTCNFAak For more on my work, go to: https://gvsu.academia.edu/CoreyAnton

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Summary and analysis of Book 7 of Plato’s Republic. Also, a discussion of the Allegory of the Cave. Book 6 summary and analysis: https://youtu.be/qVSqhkzXGxo My blog: orwell1627.wordpress.com Please help support this channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NENKLMFE999KW Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rugged-Pyrrhus/300243570165822

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Summary and analysis of Book 6 of Plato’s Republic. Also, a discussion of the Simile of the Line. Book 5 summary and analysis: https://youtu.be/6y7px3CavLQ My blog: orwell1627.wordpress.com Please help support this channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NENKLMFE999KW Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rugged-Pyrrhus/300243570165822

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