Tag: aquinas

21 If the universe has a beginning does that prove God exists? 2011-10-10T15:43:47.537

14 Is transubstantiation faithfully Aristotelian? 2015-02-09T17:35:55.997

12 How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? 2016-01-07T03:44:20.910

11 How can souls and angels be pure forms if only matter undergoes change? 2017-03-07T14:05:35.720

8 What is the agent intellect according to Avicenna and Aquinas? 2015-10-25T22:20:34.930

7 What does Dawkins suggest is the main flaw in these three arguments from Aquinas? 2014-10-19T08:51:24.787

7 If God is pure act of being, where does the essence of being come from? 2014-12-06T19:14:11.190

7 Did Thomas Aquinas state randomness as a prerequisite of free will? 2015-04-13T11:02:04.470

7 What does Aquinas mean in this passage from Summa Theologica responding to the claim that goodness is prior to being? 2019-03-24T04:42:12.033

6 According to St. Thomas Aquinas, do "being" (ens) and "truth" (verum) differ? 2017-10-28T16:07:26.207

5 What do necessity and possibility mean in Aquinas' Third Way argument for the existence of God? 2015-01-12T06:34:02.387

5 How can the soul be a form in Aristotle's metaphysics but continue to exist after the body's destruction? 2016-12-10T12:32:11.280

5 Does Aquinas believe the first principle of human action is self-love as friendship or as concupiscence? 2017-09-25T22:03:33.233

5 Where did Suárez say the principle of non-contradiction does not apply to the Trinity? 2020-01-05T23:42:14.983

5 Is classical theism 'spiritually' equivalent to atheism? 2020-01-09T17:57:19.390

4 How did Aristotle or St. Thomas resolve the liar's paradox? 2014-09-27T23:58:46.980

4 How does one cause impede the action of another cause? 2016-01-08T22:41:28.230

4 Was Aquinas a foundationalist? 2017-10-18T22:43:37.363

4 Why does Thomas Aquinas say that "in every composite there must be potentiality and actuality"? 2018-03-30T20:59:43.977

4 How to understand the identity of matter in Aristotelianism? 2018-05-22T19:41:42.550

4 What is the definition of 'will' according to Thomas Aquinas? 2018-06-07T14:49:09.430

4 What does Aquinas mean when he refers to things being "identical numerically" or "specifically identical" with things? 2018-12-29T05:40:38.863

4 Does St. Thomas Aquinas' cosmological argument from contingency assume that an infinite regress of contingent things is impossible? 2019-08-25T23:48:16.193

4 Does the act-potency distinction lead to Meinong's jungle? 2020-01-14T22:53:38.057

3 Does Kant distinguish different types of "pure reason"? 2014-11-08T05:55:35.103

3 We know substances by means of their accidents? 2014-11-16T04:08:39.960

3 Are analogical middle terms sufficient for a valid demonstration? 2015-01-23T03:56:43.033

3 Does "ens materiale" = "ens sensible"? If so, why? 2015-06-12T00:07:08.040

3 Why did Aquinas distinguish his first three "cosmological argument" for God? 2016-04-12T23:57:52.907

3 What are the similarities and differences in the ways Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas define the "Analogy of Being"? 2016-12-13T09:43:39.310

3 Thomas of Aquino vs. William of Ockham 2017-01-27T15:42:24.143

3 Is a Thomist possible modal proposition a non-judicative proposition? 2017-05-18T13:10:28.143

3 Can potentiality be used to dispel Parmenides's monism? 2019-01-16T10:45:12.650

3 Why must the first mover be unmovable? 2019-01-19T14:40:48.600

3 How do Thomists prove that: "Everything that exists must exist by something."? 2019-05-27T21:51:05.623

3 How can God be in the genus of efficient causes? 2020-02-26T15:04:25.187

2 Aquinas' Third Way: Why Argue For Only One Necessary Entity? 2014-12-10T00:16:34.720

2 How can "essentialism" ever make sense? 2015-05-15T16:22:36.860

2 Why is Being not a genus? 2015-07-12T10:44:44.043

2 According to the Natural Law, should poetry rhyme? 2015-07-21T06:09:03.403

2 How would Nietzsche argue against classical theism? 2016-09-20T13:22:00.907

2 How can Aquinas' argument from motion to mover be reconciled with Newton's law of inertia? 2017-03-15T08:51:03.457

2 What is Malebranche's explanation for the source of human error? 2017-04-05T17:49:21.487

2 Aquinas on the role of consciousness in women 2018-03-12T09:55:01.583

2 What are the best arguments for the defense of the "principle of motion"? 2019-01-12T18:41:59.857

2 How do Thomists justify "same causes in the same circumstances produce always the same effects." in light of Quantum Mechanics? 2019-06-06T22:15:15.417

2 Do those who deny a univocal understanding of "God is good" conflate sense and connotation? 2019-08-15T01:22:47.730

2 How did Suarez defend objectivity of human knowledge (cognition)? 2019-08-28T21:45:59.403

2 What are all attributes of God and what is the manner of knowing them according to Aquinas? 2019-10-26T12:18:08.790

2 According to Aquinas, why doesn't God need a cause but everything else does? Why would God resolve the problem of infinite regress? 2019-12-14T00:51:01.357

1 Why must objects be moved by other objects in Aquinas' First Way argument for God? 2014-11-02T07:25:43.450

1 How are “causal” loops avoided in Aristotelian-Thomistic metaphysics? 2017-03-19T16:14:50.177

1 Principle of proportionate causality - what are virtual and eminent causes? 2019-04-16T19:24:37.153

1 How to resolve this argument against possibility of change? 2019-07-26T11:44:23.037

1 Did Aquinas or Aristotle discuss what happens to the man when he feels bored? 2019-10-22T12:23:23.783

1 How is Socrates's daimon related to one of Aquinas's laws/views of virtue and justice 2020-08-20T04:36:11.823

1 How can I change Aquinas's Fifth Way to prove there is not one ultimate first designer? 2020-09-10T21:25:32.303

1 Why does Thomas Aquinas conclude that the First Mover is God? 2020-12-30T23:25:45.370

0 Truth in Aquinas metaphysics 2014-12-22T00:31:57.253

0 Looking for a term about the structure of an argument 2016-10-27T02:47:08.023

0 What is Aquinas' argument for humans having a nature desire to live forever? 2017-07-02T16:02:05.427

0 Divine simplicity vs. divine aseity 2019-08-21T03:23:21.380

0 What should you do in this situation? 2019-10-31T11:07:46.787

0 How does Buddhist soteriology link to the first cause argument? 2020-01-15T19:41:31.863

0 Are you a 'body' according to Thomas Aquinas? 2020-02-10T10:33:33.347

0 What does St.Thomas Aquinas teach about state of the univerese after renewal in Summa Theologica? 2020-02-20T16:00:23.407

0 How can a soul have parts if it's the unifying principle of the person? (Aquinas) 2020-05-03T03:02:51.400

0 Parfit's mountain 2020-08-15T16:10:09.177

0 How do Aquinas' and Aristotle's mixed regimes differ? 2020-12-01T03:46:26.603

-1 Identifying a contradiction - to demonstrate hylemorphism 2020-01-31T21:08:13.253