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  • Moral Authority in Scientific Research 

    Sowers, Evelyn (2019-04-01)
    This paper addresses the issue of applying moral guidelines to modern scientific research and who or what should have the authority to do so. It examines the role of morality in scientific research, and makes the argument ...
  • Existence and Kierkegaard 

    Sullivan, John (1969-04-01)
    This thesis Is an attempt to present and share a student’s appreciation of Kierkegaard’s thought with regard to existence. As a summary and synthesis of his effort, it is inadequate, for it merely presents an introduction ...
  • Kierkegaard's Dialectic Of Being And Becoming A Self 

    Glueckert, Dennis (1973-04-01)
    In the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth centuries, philosophic thought was dominated by the movement of Idealism in Germany. It is important to have a basic understanding of this movement, because it is the soil from ...
  • Should Abortion Laws Be Liberalized Or Repealed? 

    Bulson, Michael (1971-04-01)
    During the past few years one of the most complex moral legal problems of our history has surfaced. It is the question of whether the abortion laws currently on the state law books should be liberalized or even removed ...
  • The Concept Of Law And Its Divisions According To St. Thomas Aquinas, With Special Reference To The Natural Law 

    White, James (1938-04-01)
    That there is a pressing need for a true and definite code of ethics is one of the most patent facts of our day. Even a superficial glimpse at man's most important relations--those dealing with God, with other men, whether ...
  • Refutation Of The Mechanistic Conception Of Life 

    Steidle, Walter (1917-04-01)
    In studying the history of philosophical though, one fact seems to be conspicuous by its absence. That is, we find very little speculation regarding the origin of life. Ancient philosophy is distinctly religious, this ...
  • William James: Psychology Of Pragmatic Man Self In A World That Has An Open End 

    O'Neill, Kevin (1973-04-01)
    James was essentially an original thinker. Because he wrote as he tallied, much of his personal style is retained in his works. The majority of his books are merely transcriptions of his lectures. James addressed himself ...
  • The Thomistic Approach To A Knowledge Of God 

    Frigge, Norbert (1939-04-01)
    There is, today, a dire need for a philosophy which will put order into the chaos of modern thought; which will give mankind a refuge from neo-pagan racialism and atheistic communism; which will save man from himself; and ...
  • The Concept Of Change In The Philosophy Of Saint Thomas Aquinas 

    Molloy, William (1940-04-01)
    The mention of the word "change" brings many ideas to mind. We may think of the change we receive in a store after having bought something or of the fact that we change our clothes, since change can have a variety of ...
  • Miracles 

    Sullivan, Bernard (1941-04-01)
    In this age of Rationalism we are told that Christianity would in the main be acceptable if it were purged of its miraculous element. As a result certain authors have attempted to write a life of Christ from which all ...
  • Person, Character, and Personality 

    Brown, Patrick (1941-04-01)
    In common language and even in philosophical circles, the terms person, character, and personality are greatly confused. Indeed there are those who would deny that man is a person properly so-called. There are philosophers ...
  • Leo XIII And Philosophy 

    Aylward, James (1942-04-01)
    The eighteenth century "philosopher” was a determined fighter, but a fighter with a malicious, destructive turn of mind. This iconoclast, not merely holding before himself the banner of philosophy but hiding behind its ...
  • The Criterion Of Truth 

    Gilmore, Robert (1942-04-01)
    "Criteriology is the science of true and certain knowledge," (1) and is mainly interested in the problem as to whether man can know things and have a true and valid knowledge of theme as they are in reality. It is concerned ...
  • The Concept Of Christian Philosophy 

    Lutz, Wayne (1947-04-01)
    The Catholic Church has been accused of not being sufficiently interested in the things of this world. It is sometimes alleged that the natural is made slave to the supernatural, that the natural is denied its own rights. ...
  • Virtue In The Philosophy Of St. Thomas Aquinas As Contained In The Summa Theologica 

    Caulfield, Terrence (1948-04-01)
    For a man to live means that he must act. His life is truly a complex pattern of actions, which may be grouped into two classes: first, those actions for which he is responsible, and secondly, those for which he is not ...
  • The "Locus" Of The Soul In The Body 

    Blake, Frank (1949-04-01)
    Many philosophers from the earliest times to the present have attempted to define the rea in the body where the soul resides. Science and further reasoning have proven them wrong in their explanation. But the most obvious ...
  • Some Principles Of Political Philosophy Contained In De Regimine Principum 

    Gallagher, Charles (1949-04-01)
    "And much it grieved my heart to thin;; What man has made of man." (1) Writing one hundred and fifty years ago, the English Romantic poet, William Wordsworth, has put into the form and language of poetry the thoughts and ...
  • The Concept Of Truth As Contained In The Summa Theologica Of St. Thomas Aquinas 

    Domitrovich, Francis (1949-04-01)
    "All men, says Aristotle, have a natural desire for knowledge. The need for knowledge is a law of our mind. Just as hunger and thirst urge upon man the necessity of satisfying his desire for nourishment so as to safeguard ...
  • The Consolation Of Philosophy 

    Burke, Thomas (1950-04-01)
    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius was born at Rome about 480 A.D. He descended from a consular family and was left an orphan at an early age. He received his education from his guardian and later father-in-law, Symmachus. ...
  • Some Points Regarding The History And Nature Of The Henological Argument For The Existence Of God 

    Garrity, William (1950-04-01)
    It is the purpose of this dissertation to acquaint the reader with the Henological Argument for the Existence of God. The word henological is derived from the Greek words hen and logos, and has the meaning of one thought ...

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