Debates concerning religion and the existence of god can quickly get confusing because we often forget that we are frequently … Continue reading A.C. Grayling on Taking an Axe to the Root of Religious Belief
Big history is a specific approach to history that examines the universe and the human story at its largest possible … Continue reading Brian Greene’s Physicalist Approach to History and Consciousness
This is part 3 of a four-part series on the medieval arguments for the existence of God. Part 1 outlined the four types of arguments for God’s existence, Part 2 covered the ontological arguments, and this post (part 3) will cover cosmological arguments. Part 4 will wrap up the series by covering teleological arguments.Continue reading “Medieval Arguments for the Existence of God Part 3: Cosmological Arguments”
This blog is going to pass rather quickly over medieval philosophy (other than this four-part series) for the simple reason that theology is not philosophy. The philosopher A.C. Grayling said it best in his book The History of Philosophy:Continue reading “Medieval Arguments for the Existence of God Part 1: Introduction”
Democritus, born around 460 BCE, was a younger contemporary of Socrates. Known as “the laughing philosopher” and “the mocker,” he was predisposed to finding amusement in human foolishness.