Modernity, Postmodernity - What in the world are they?

January 28, 2019 - Sketches of the philosophical foundations of modernism and postmodernism as well as an analysis of how they relate to the Christian worldview.

Story Behind Postmodern Biblical Interpretation

January 25, 2019 - A look at the historical and philosophical underpinnings of postmodern biblical interpretation.

A Critical Examination of Jonathan Edwards’s Doctrine of the Trinity

January 15, 2019 - This work examines Jonathan Edward's view of the trinity, especially focusing on his understanding of the person of the Holy Spirit. The author argues that "while his restatement of Augustinian orthodoxy served the church well during a time of great doctrinal heterodoxy, it created some problems of its own".

A Question on Pragmaticism

December 30, 2018 - Reading a definition of Pragmaticism has left me more confused than enlightened and this post presents my musings on the dilemma.

Illustrations of the Logic of Science: How to Make our Ideas Clear

December 24, 2018 - One of the founding essays for the philosophy of Pragmaticism.

The Consolation of Philosophy

August 2, 2018 - A delightful and thought-provoking book both for the philosophical questions it raises (e.g. Is happiness the chief end of man? Should it be? How is this to be achieved?) and for its historical role as a precursor to (or as Dante claims, the start of) Scholasticism.

The Consequences of Ideas

July 30, 2018 - An introduction to the ideas that have shaped our culture.

July 5, 2018 - "Philosophy is written in this grand book the universe, which stands continually open to our gaze. But the book cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language and to read the alphabet in which it is composed. It is written in the language of mathematics, and its characters are triangles, circles, and other geometric figures, without which it is humanly impossible to understand a single word of it; without these, one wanders about in a dark labyrinth"