At the Heart of Being

Over at Thomistica.net, one can find my review-essay of Dr. John F. X. Knasas’s recent book, Thomistic Existentialism and Cosmological Reasoning. From the introduction: In the following review-essay, I explore in some detail Knasas’s argumentation and some of its consequences. First, I will look at some of the background to the issues regarding the contemporary … Continue reading At the Heart of Being

The Principle of Least Action (Chile)

The following presentation is another entry in my attempts to understand the principle of least action from a Neo-Aristotelian perspective. It was presented at First Chilean Conference on the Philosophy of Physics. In the presentation, I engage the views of Vladislav Terekhovich and Vassilis Livanios, who have both provided keen counterpoints to dispositionalist approaches to … Continue reading The Principle of Least Action (Chile)

Quaestio Quodlibet: Whether God could have made a better universe, or, the existence of radical natural evil

The following is a quodlibetal-type question that I recently received. Such questions are always welcome, just email them to me here. If God is all knowing and all powerful then does that mean He knew creating this specific universe with its physical laws would inevitably lead to them interacting in such a way as to … Continue reading Quaestio Quodlibet: Whether God could have made a better universe, or, the existence of radical natural evil