A theology of nature

The school of Athens by Raphael Sanzio, presents as a representative fresco of the Renaissance, that period of cultural renewal and intellectual stimulation, that forms the foundation of Europe as a civilization. At the center of the mural, stand Plato and Aristotle, represented with contrasting attitudes: Plato is painted as Leonardo da Vinci, with his […]

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Leisure: The Basis of Everything?

Matthew Minerd, PhD. reflects on the Homiletic & Pastoral Review on leisure, as the basis of everything. At the start of every semester, I know that I will need to undertake a kind of philosophical apologetics. I need to make my students see that philosophy is important. Indeed, it is really a matter of making […]

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PHYSICS, BOOK II, PART 3

Part 3 Now that we have established these distinctions, we must proceed to consider causes, their character and number. Knowledge is the object of our inquiry, and men do not think they know a thing till they have grasped the ‘why’ of (which is to grasp its primary cause). So clearly we too must do […]

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