A Perennial Philosophy of Nature

Just posted at the website of the American Catholic Philosophical Association is the program of the upcoming November meeting. “A Perennial Philosophy of Nature” is the theme. This topic in general is one which is both important and yet overlooked and misunderstood today. Usually, “natural philosophy” is either thought to be merely an old name … Continue reading A Perennial Philosophy of Nature

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It’s now the Hubble-Lemaître Law

In a recent vote, the International Astronomical Union has decided to recognize the Belgian priest Fr. Georges Lemaître in its recommendation to rename the Hubble law: The discovery of the apparent recession of galaxies is a founding pillar of modern cosmology and a major milestone of astronomical research. To acknowledge the scientific contributions of Belgian … Continue reading It’s now the Hubble-Lemaître Law

Christology, hermeneutics, and cosmology

Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., in his recent book, The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology (2015), has given us not only a magisterial tour-de-force but also a beautiful and moving example of the riches of theological reflection and sapiential fruit that are available in the return to Thomistic Christological science. I wish to highlight two … Continue reading Christology, hermeneutics, and cosmology