St. Thomas, at an age [of 49], decided to stop writing, saying that what he had written was no better than straw. As a disciple of St. Thomas, I would have to describe my writings as secondhand straw. And we know that calls for a shovel. ~ R. McInerny

• Projects in statu viae:

I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at UC, Santiago, Chile. Current works in progress include:

“Method in the Peripatetic Philosophy of Nature and the Predicability of Physical Reality” (under review)
“The Thomistic Philosophical Path to the Discovery of the Universe”
“The Perennial Human Capacity for Natural Science”
“Charles De Koninck’s Unfinished Cosmos”
“Charles De Koninck and the Epistemology of Form”
“Elements of a Thomistic Philosophical Cosmology”
“Elements of a Thomistic Ontology of Space-Time”

• Published papers (for personal copies, please contact me):

“St. Thomas and Modern Natural Science: Reconsidering Abstraction from Matter.” Forthcoming in Cognoscens in Actu est Ipsum Cognitum in Actu: Sobre los Tipos y Grados de Conocimiento, ed. by Carlos A. Casanova Guerra and Ignacio Serrano del Pozo, 431–469 (Santiago/Valparaíso: RIL Editores, 2017).

“Charles De Koninck and the Sapiential Character of Natural Philosophy.” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 90, no. 1 (2016): 1–24. doi:10.5840/acpq20161570.


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