Posts Tagged: philosophy

C. Cajetan #1: Why would you characterize Aquinas’ theology as Intellectual Monasticism?

C. Cajetan #1: Why would you characterize Aquinas’ theology as Intellectual Monasticism?

Why would you characterize Aquinas’ theology as Intellectual Monasticism? St. Thomas is a very integrated thinker and the only way to understand who Thomas is, and what kind of...

Aren’t all religions the same? And isn’t Jesus just one of many prophets?

Aren’t all religions the same? And isn’t Jesus just one of many prophets?

A student asked, “Could you please expand on how Jesus might respond to the Baha’i faith, that all religions are one, and that Jesus is just one of many...

Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories, & Epistemic Responsibility: Crash Course Philosophy #14

Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories, & Epistemic Responsibility: Crash Course Philosophy #14

Crash Course Philosophy is brought to you by Squarespace. Squarespace: share your passion with the world. For generations, just about everybody in the United States got vaccinations. And I’m...

Penn Jillette on Libertarianism, Taxes, Trump, Clinton and Weed | Best of ’16

Penn Jillette on Libertarianism, Taxes, Trump, Clinton and Weed | Best of ’16

Let me lay on you what Libertarianism is to me. Once again I’m speaking for myself which is about as Libertarian as you can get. I do not believe...

Faith and Hope Are Two Different Philosophical Mindsets | Sam Newlands

Faith and Hope Are Two Different Philosophical Mindsets | Sam Newlands

What’s interesting is that hope in particular seems to have a kind of really low barrier for cognitive consistency. So as long as I don’t believe something to be...

What’s Wrong with Dying? | Lesley Hazleton | TEDxSeattle

What’s Wrong with Dying? | Lesley Hazleton | TEDxSeattle

Translator: Mariam Abou-bakr Reviewer: Aari Lemmik So, I know most people are terrified of death, but I’m terrified of cocktail parties. (Laughter) I’m not much good at the usual...

PHILOSOPHY – David Hume

PHILOSOPHY – David Hume

The 18th century writer, David Hume, is one of the world’s great philosophical voices because he hit upon a key fact about human nature- that we are more influenced...

Religion vs Philosophy in 3 Minutes

Religion vs  Philosophy in 3 Minutes

As a history teacher, I am often asked the question about what’s the difference between a philosophy and a religion. It’s always a difficult question to answer, because of...

Theology and Religious Studies: Buddhism Class at Rockhurst University

Theology and Religious Studies: Buddhism Class at Rockhurst University

I wrote about family because I know that like eventually you know like the people you love will eventually like pass on. So learning to love them and like...

Philosophical Theology

Philosophical Theology

I REMEMBER WITTGENSTEIN TALKING ABOUT HOW SOMEBODY ONCE ASKED HIM IF HE BELIEVED IN GOD. AND HE SAID, ALL I CAN SAY IS SOMETIMES, I SAY TO SOMEONE, GOD...