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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Resume Of The De Potentia Dei Of Saint Thomas Aquinas 

      Loeb, Maynard (1950-04-01)
      In the realm of philosophy, or to be more exact, in the realm of Christian philosophy, St. Thomas Aquinas is undoubtedly the most notable figure. Born in Rocca Sicca, Italy in A.D. 1225, St. Thomas occupied himself at an ...
    • 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 ...
    • References To St. Augustine In The Prima Pars Of The Summa Theologica Of St. Thomas Aquinas 

      Walton, Thomas (1950-04-01)
      St. Augustine was born November 13, 354 A.D. at Thagaste, an episcopal city of Numidia, North Africa. He was reared in an age of formidable heresies and in a place that they were rampant. In this age he stood out as a ...
    • Some Points Regarding The Concept Of The Soul In The History Of Philosophy 

      Burns, George (1950-04-01)
      The problem of the soul is and has been of the greatest importance in philosophy. Man does not want to face death with the thought that his body placed in a tomb will become a feast for worms, or that after a short time ...
    • Greek Philosophy 

      Hanley, Leo (1950-04-01)
      This dissertation deals with the philosophy of the ancient Greeks, from whom we have inherited part of our philosophical tradition. In the twenty-two and on-half centuries that have elapsed since philosophy came to birth ...
    • Some Basic Definitions In Scholastic Philosophy 

      Byrne, Joseph (1951-04-01)
      In any field of knowledge there is need for a common ground of agreement to make possible a systematic study. Definition of terms helps establish this ground. This is particularly important in the realm of the Natural ...