Re: Aquinas’ Argument from Motion

A reader has asked me to comment on another of Mike D's posts at The A-Unicornist blog: Aquinas' Argument from Motion Some day (in the distant future) I'd like to write more on this site about Aquinas's philosophy but today we shall merely focus on why Mike's criticisms of the argument from motion are unsuccessful. … Continue reading Re: Aquinas’ Argument from Motion


Review: “Aquinas’ Proofs for God’s Existence” by Dennis Bonnette

In Aquinas' Proofs for God's Existence: St. Thomas Aquinas on: "The Per Accidens Necessarily Implies the Per Se" Dennis Bonnette investigates the legitimacy of Aquinas' principle (the per accidens necessarily implies the per se) and how it functions in Aquinas' proofs for God's existence. In particular, Bonnette examines how it is the key to the … Continue reading Review: “Aquinas’ Proofs for God’s Existence” by Dennis Bonnette

The Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas

Last updated:  January 28, 2010 I recently had the pleasure of reading Aquinas:  A Beginner's Guide by philosopher Edward Feser.  Of particular relevance to this blog is the chapter on natural theology.  In order to help myself understand Aquinas' arguments better, I wrote this summary.  I summarize his five arguments and, at the end, go … Continue reading The Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas