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Essence and Existence

A white unicorn

In this week’s philosophy post I’ll be offering a snapshot of the Medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas, who is referred to by Catholics as Angelic Doctor of the Catholic Church, owing to his significant contributions to Christian theology.

The Ontological Argument

A red door inside a church building

Welcome to this week’s Friday Philosophy post. Today I’ll be offering a snapshot of the life and thought of Saint Anselm, who was an important philosophical theologian of the Medieval period, and produced an interesting argument for the existence of God.

Who was Saint Augustine?

Saint Augustine sat at a desk writing

Every Friday I offer a snapshot of a philosopher from history, reflecting on an idea of significance they contributed to the history of thought. There is necessarily some crossover between philosophy and theology, as is evident in today’s post, where I’ll be profiling Augustine… Continue Reading “Who was Saint Augustine?”