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Intellectual Conservatism

Jan 6, 2021

Gaven Kerr discusses St. Thomas Aquinas' metaphysics of creation, including the finitude of the universe, analytic philosophy, God's freedom, and existential inertia. Kerr also discusses his new book on the resurrection, which will discuss Christ's body and what our resurrection bodies will be like - among other issues!


Dec 5, 2020

Steven Nemes and Daniel Vecchio offer their ontological arguments for the existence of God. Steven's is a unique argument from phenomenological and scholastic premises, while Daniel incorporates these insights into a more analytic argument. This discussion is revolutionary in its scope and depth. 


Dec 5, 2020

Steven Nemes and I discuss the relationship between the God of classical theism and time. We talk about the incarnation, William Lane Craig's presentism and his kalam argument, and the price one pays for believing God is temporal. 


Nov 3, 2020

In this episode, Gaven Kerr and Joe Schmid debate the De Ente argument. After clarifying St. Thomas Aquinas' famous argument, Joe presents a flurry of objections and questions. Kerr addresses these including existential inertia. 


Oct 13, 2020

Daniel Vecchio and Tyler Journeaux present five abductive arguments for the Trinity which will be released in a forthcoming paper. The arguments are based on the nature of love, justice, creation, beauty, and elegance. We address various objections to the Trinity from unitarian and Islamic perspectives along with divine...