It has been awhile since my last post (which was in December!), for which I apologize. This past semester was the final semester of my undergraduate studies, which is bittersweet. And it was also a semester of pandemic and chaos, … Continue reading Updates: Podcast and More!
Jonathan MS Pearce of the “A Tipppling Philosopher” blog has written a reply to my response to his critique of the Thomistic understanding of act and potency. Recall that his original critique, in essence, stipulated that causal determinism undermines the … Continue reading Second Response to A Tippling Philosopher on Act and Potency
Over at the “A Tippling Philosopher” blog, Jonathan MS Pearce has written a brief post critiquing the Thomistic understanding of actuality and potentiality (or act and potency, or actus and potentia). His aim in doing so appears to be to … Continue reading Response To A Tippling Philosopher On Act and Potency
This is a guest post from ‘Meister Seraphim’ of the Dogs with Torches podcast/youtube channel, which can be found here. Thanks to Meister Seraphim for his contribution. If you would like to submit a guest post for the blog, please … Continue reading Guest Post: Aquinas’s Fifth Way Contra Paley
In the previous post, we examined a critique of the Thomistic view of act and potency from Ben Bavar (a cohost of Real Atheology) and offered a response. Bavar maintained that potency, in order to be real, must itself be … Continue reading Resonse to Ben Bavar on Act and Potency, Part 2
Ben Bavar, a cohost of the Real Atheology Podcast, and Matthew Su, one of the admins for the Thomism Discussion Group on Facebook, have been having a back and forth on Bavar’s critique of Feser’s presentation of the argument from … Continue reading A Response to Ben Bavar on Act and Potency, Part 1
A few significant and exciting updates about the blog and some projects I’m working on. I’m trying to update/expand the Disputed Questions platform. As part of this, I’ve upgraded to a regular domain (disputedquestionsblog.com, as opposed to the previous disputedquestionsblog.wordpress.com). … Continue reading Exciting Updates!
In a previous post, we began a series explaining and defending the “twenty-four Thomistic theses,” a list of theses which constitute the major, central principles of the philosophy of Saint Thomas Aquinas and the tradition which has followed him. The … Continue reading Defending the 24 Thomistic Theses: The Second Thesis
This was published initially on my Medium account, linked here: https://medium.com/@harrisonjennings/an-analysis-of-transsexuality-and-contextual-identities-by-georgia-warnke-93574c1de931 In the essay “Transsexuality and Contextual Identities,” from the book You’ve Changed: Sex Reassignment and Personal Identity (edited by Laurie J. Shrage, 2009), Georgia Warnke’s aim is to explore “the relation between … Continue reading An Analysis of “Transsexuality and Contextual Identities” By Georgia Warnke
The “Twenty-Four Thomistic Theses” is a list of theses accepted by the Sacred Congregation of Studies as the major, central principles of the philosophy of Saint Thomas Aquinas. These principles identify the philosophy of Thomism and distinguish it from other … Continue reading Defending the 24 Thomistic Theses: The First Thesis