Tag Archive: Aristotle

Sheridan contra Aquinas

In what has to be one of the most bizarre entries in the debate over marriage redefinition, Greg Sheridan in ‘Yes to same-sex marriage and to religious freedom’, The Australian, (Sept 6, 2017) enlist Aquinas and Augustine in an amateurish attempt… (READ MORE)

Uncertainty and the World: An interview with W. M. Briggs

William Matt Briggs is currently a vagabond statistician and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Cornell. Thought leader (it’s true, I’ve seen the p-values!). Previously a Professor at the Cornell Medical School, a Statistician at DoubleClick in its infancy, a Meteorologist… (READ MORE)

From Ancient Philosophy to Christian Wisdom

In this video, Brian Daley and Rémi Brague discuss the attitude of early Christians and beyond to the patrimony of classical antiquity, and what we are given is series of examples in which Christian authors engage and draw upon pagan authors… (READ MORE)

Contra Sola Scientia

James Chastek, commenting on a debate between James Ladyman and Raymond Tallis on ‘Human Nature is Better Understood through Science than Philosophical and Artistic Reflection’ makes four important points when critiquing the scientism of Ladyman: firstly, that “Science, philosophy, and… (READ MORE)