Quodlibet: Preview

The following is a preview selection (rough draft) of the forthcoming Quaestiones de Quodlibet, Prima Series, based upon the questions I received this past July/August.  This is the respondeo portion of q.1, "On Knowledge", a.1, "How does intellectual knowledge differ from sense knowledge?" I respond: We must distinguish the faculties and operations of sense perception and intellect. The …

Seminar: Retrieving Thomistic Psychology

[CPI Seminars] [CPI Lyceum Platform] Two momentous intellectual events occurred in 1879: Wilhelm Wundt founded the first formal laboratory for psychological research at the University of Leipzig, and Pope Saint Leo XIII released the encyclical Aeterni Patris, which exhorted the retrieval and teaching of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Catholic universities.  The first, while a legitimate and …

CPI Lyceum Platform

ANNOUNCING the Continuum Philosophical Insight Lyceum: bringing thinking beyond academia through the digital paradigm. A brief post summarizing an argument for better digital habits. The internet stormed into many of our lives—and has always been there for some others of us—without a careful consideration of what it is, culturally speaking, or what it does to …

Updates & New Recording

Lots has been happening behind the scenes on the Continuum front (and a related project).  The major development--to drop a little tease--is a new digital platform for philosophical engagement and habit-building.  It's still a little ways away from launching officially, but I'm excited about the prospects.  Aside from that, I have several other updates: First, …

[UPDATE 5/9] Two Upcoming Seminars: Aquinas & Heidegger

[Update 5/9: see below for new pricing and participant caps.] Beginning next month, I will be conducting two online seminars: Thomas Aquinas: Wisdom and Synthesis To understand the thought of Thomas Aquinas is to grasp concepts far removed from the ways of thinking common today.  In few issues is this more obvious than Thomas’ cosmological …