The Last Superstition

Argues that "new atheism" is based on an unfounded "mechanical" view of the world and the "teleological" vision of the ancient philosophers is rationally vindicated.

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  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : St Augustine PressInc
  • Pages : 299 pages
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  • Rating : 4/5 from 5 reviews
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The Last Superstition

The Last Superstition
  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : St Augustine PressInc
  • Release : 24 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKThe Last Superstition

Argues that "new atheism" is based on an unfounded "mechanical" view of the world and the "teleological" vision of the ancient philosophers is rationally vindicated.

The Last Superstition

The Last Superstition
  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : St Augustine PressInc
  • Release : 24 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKThe Last Superstition

Argues that "new atheism" is based on an unfounded "mechanical" view of the world and the "teleological" vision of the ancient philosophers is rationally vindicated.

Five Proofs for the Existence of God

Five Proofs for the Existence of God
  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release : 18 August 2017
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Five Proofs of the Existence of GodÊprovides a detailed, updated exposition and defense of five of the historically most important (but in recent years largely neglected) philosophical proofs of God's existence: the Aristotelian proof, the Neo-Platonic proof, the Augustinian proof, the Thomistic proof, and the Rationalist proof. Ê This book also offers a detailed treatment of each of the key divine attributes -- unity, simplicity, eternity, omnipotence, omniscience, perfect goodness, and so forth -- showing that they must be possessed

Aquinas

Aquinas
  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : Oneworld
  • Release : 01 September 2009
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In this multifaceted introduction to the renowned thinker, Edward Feser shows how Aquinas's works are as relevant as when they were written. Defending his ideas from modern misrepresentation, Feser introduces the great Saint's view of metaphysics, ethics, psychology, and philosophy of religion. Arguing that Aquinas's though avoids many of the pitfalls of contemporary philosophy, this comprehensive volume will captivate both the seasonal "Thomist" and the absolute novice.

The Last Witches of England

The Last Witches of England
  • Author : John Callow
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 07 October 2021
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"Fascinating and vivid." New Statesman "Thoroughly researched." The Spectator "Intriguing." BBC History Magazine "Vividly told... extremely moving." BBC History Revealed On the morning of Thursday 29 June 1682, a magpie came rasping, rapping and tapping at the window of a prosperous Devon merchant. Frightened by its appearance, his servants and members of his family had, within a matter of hours, convinced themselves that the bird was an emissary of the devil sent by witches to destroy the fabric of their lives. As

Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Mind
  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 27 October 2006
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In this lively and entertaining introduction to the philosophy of mind, Edward Feser explores the questions central to the discipline; such as 'do computers think', and 'what is consciousness'; and gives an account of all the most important and significant attempts that have been made to answer them.

Scholastic Metaphysics

Scholastic Metaphysics
  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : Editions Scholasticae
  • Release : 24 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKScholastic Metaphysics

Scholastic Metaphysics provides an overview of Scholastic approaches to causation, substance, essence, modality, identity, persistence, teleology, and other issues in fundamental metaphysics. The book interacts heavily with the literature on these issues in contemporary analytic metaphysics, so as to facilitate the analytic reader's understanding of Scholastic ideas and the Scholastic reader's understanding of contemporary analytic philosophy. The Aristotelian theory of actuality and potentiality provides the organizing theme, and the crucial dependence of Scholastic metaphysics on this theory is demonstrated. The

The Cambridge Companion to Atheism

The Cambridge Companion to Atheism
  • Author : Michael Martin
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 October 2006
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In this 2007 volume, eighteen of the world's leading scholars present original essays on various aspects of atheism: its history, both ancient and modern, defense and implications. The topic is examined in terms of its implications for a wide range of disciplines including philosophy, religion, feminism, postmodernism, sociology and psychology. In its defense, both classical and contemporary theistic arguments are criticized, and, the argument from evil, and impossibility arguments, along with a non religious basis for morality are defended. These essays

God Is Not Great

God Is Not Great
  • Author : Christopher Hitchens
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release : 19 November 2008
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Christopher Hitchens, described in the London Observer as “one of the most prolific, as well as brilliant, journalists of our time” takes on his biggest subject yet–the increasingly dangerous role of religion in the world. In the tradition of Bertrand Russell’s Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris’s recent bestseller, The End Of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents

Aristotle's Revenge

Aristotle's Revenge
  • Author : Edward Feser
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 February 2019
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Actuality and potentiality, substantial form and prime matter, efficient causality and teleology are among the fundamental concepts of Aristotelian philosophy of nature. Aristotle's Revenge argues that these concepts are not only compatible with modern science, but are implicitly presupposed by modern science. Among the many topics covered are: - The metaphysical presuppositions of scientific method. - The status of scientific realism - The metaphysics of space and time. - The metaphysics of quantum mechanics. - Reductionism in chemistry and biology.

By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed

By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed
  • Author : Edward Feser, Ph.D.,Joseph Bessette
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release : 04 May 2017
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The Catholic Church has in recent decades been associated with political efforts to eliminate the death penalty. It was not always so. This timely work reviews and explains the Catholic Tradition regarding the death penalty, demonstrating that it is not inherently evil and that it can be reserved as a just form of punishment in certain cases. Drawing upon a wealth of philosophical, scriptural, theological, and social scientific arguments, the authors explain the perennial teaching of the Church that capital

Inventing Superstition

Inventing Superstition
  • Author : Dale B. MARTIN
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 30 June 2009
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The Roman author Pliny the Younger characterizes Christianity as "contagious superstition"; two centuries later the Christian writer Eusebius vigorously denounces Greek and Roman religions as vain and impotent "superstitions." The term of abuse is the same, yet the two writers suggest entirely different things by "superstition." Dale Martin provides the first detailed genealogy of the idea of superstition, its history over eight centuries, from classical Greece to the Christianized Roman Empire of the fourth century C.E. With illuminating reference