Below is the Spanish version of my presentation at COLFIC (2º Congreso Latinoamericano de Filosofía Científica). It considers an aspect of the philosophical work in cosmology proposed by Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin. Unger and Smolin’s recent two-part book, The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time: A Proposal in Natural Philosophy, reshapes the … More The Meta-Law Dilemma
Later this October, I will be presenting at the 2do Congreso Latinoamericano de Filosofía Científica, at Universidad de Chile, in Santiago. An English abstract of the presentation (which will be in Spanish) is below. As the talk is completed, I hope to provide portions for those interested to read. The Relevance of Neo-Aristotelian Formal Causality to the … More Upcoming conference presentation
In his Cursus Philosophicus, John of St. Thomas considers the final six predicaments or categories in the second part of his Logic, and in q. 19, a. 3, he turns to ubi or “where,” the category that seems to add some being to locus or “place” as a type of quantity. The nub of the … More Two medieval thought experiments in a vacuum
The following is a modified-for-blog version of the presentation which I gave at the Segundas Jornadas Postdoctorales e Iniciación de Filosofía at the Institute of Philosophy, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, June 22. Your comments, criticism, or thoughts are welcome.
The second annual postdoctoral workshop in philosophy, Segundas Jornadas Postdoctorales e Iniciación de Filosofía, offers a first chance for me to present the overview and first steps of my postdoctoral project. I am only one of many participants—you can view the entire schedule here. My presentation is titled: “¿Una Filosofía Aristotélica y Moderna de la Cosmología? … More First philosophy workshop in Santiago
I am happy to announce that I am beginning a postdoctoral research position under the auspices of the Instituto de Filosofía at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, in Santiago, Chile, and the supervision of Prof. José Tomás Alvarado, I am currently engaged in postdoctoral research in the philosophy of cosmology. A more complete description of … More News about postdoctoral research position
Cluny Media has recently reprinted the 1951 Sheed & Ward edition of John of St. Thomas’ The Gifts of the Holy Spirit, translated by Fr. Walter Farrell, O.P., with a new introduction by Fr. Cajetan Cuddy, O.P., written especially for this reprint. The editor-in-chief, John Clarke, provided me with a copy of the book, and what follows … More Review of a new edition of a work by John of St. Thomas