Category Archives: Thomas Aquinas (Thomism)

Some Apologetic Approaches

Soren Kierkegaard, “Fideism, Evidence and Stages of Existence”  Kierkegaard made the distinction between subjectivity and objectivity. More precisely said, he distinguished between subjective truth and objective truth. Consider this brief passage from S.K.’s Journal: What I really need is to be clear about what … Continue reading

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Theism and Morality: Some Replies and Questions about the Moral Argument

Let’s make an argument based on several observations. Let’s say that these observations are rational and broad. For example, we can tell the difference between a good and a “lesser good.” Maybe there are some instances when two goods are … Continue reading

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A Fancy-Pants Thomistic Metaphysical Argument for God’s Existence

We can first state the argument as follows: Changing beings exist. All changing beings are composed of act and potency. No potency can actualize itself. Only Pure Act can actualize being. So, all finite beings are actualized by Pure Act … Continue reading

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Four Metaphysical Principles Regarding Our Knowledge of God

I have been very much in the business of writing about whether or not God exists. In the words of Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) from Inglorious Basterds, “And cousin, business is a-boomin.” While the question of God’s existence is an important … Continue reading

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