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science, certitude, microscope

A microscope (from the Ancient Greek: μικρός, mikrós, "small" and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, "to look" or "see) is technological instrument used to see
jamesmiguez
Jun 25
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3770

science, certitude, earth

Continuing our investigation into certitude and science... We saw earlier how empirical science, with certain steps, aided by continual advances in technology
jamesmiguez
Jun 23
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3769

Re: Pope Francis and Aquinas

On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:46 AM, James Miguez jamesmiguez@... ... 99.9 percent of them. ... On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:46 AM, James Miguez
Anthony Crifasi
Jun 19
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3768

Re: Pope Francis and Aquinas

crifasian@... wrote: Yes but 99.9% of all species that have ever existed are extinct. So the preservation of species is not a necessary consequence of
James Miguez
Jun 19
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3767

Re: Science is not faith

Creation ages and so will change with time. The Scriptures tell us that things wear out. How fast things change is subject to inquiry, but we certainly see it
fkarlson
Jun 19
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3766

Re: Pope Francis and Aquinas

Very good point Mr. Crifasi.   From: "Anthony Crifasi crifasian@... [thomism]" To: thomism@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday,
Gary Moore
Jun 19
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3765

Re: Pope Francis and Aquinas

Yes but 99.9% of all species that have ever existed are extinct. So the preservation of species is not a necessary consequence of God's goodness. On Fri, Jun
Anthony Crifasi
Jun 19
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3764

Pope Francis and Aquinas

Pope Francis in his new encyclical on ecology has mentioned Aquinas. "The universe as a whole, in all its manifold relationships, shows forth the inexhaustible
jamesmiguez
Jun 19
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3763

Re: Science is not faith

godsriddle@... wrote: Thomas was certainlya genius. He reportedly could dictate to four secretaries at once andhis writing speaks for itself. He
James Miguez
Jun 18
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3762

Re: Science is not faith

Thomas was certainly a genius. He reportedly could dictate to four secretaries at once and his writing speaks for itself. He did not know that his writings
ptolemy1022
Jun 18
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3761

Science, certainty, telescopes

Dear Everyone, Science begins 1) with confrontation and experience with physical objects, 2) observation of hard facts. Take for instance the Sun and the
jamesmiguez
Jun 17
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3760

Science is not faith

Jim has made a point I was going to enforce. Aquinas clearly distinguishes science from faith. No and, if, or buts. Victor however has shown no grasp,
jamesmiguez
Jun 17
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3759

Re: science is faith?

Aquinas takes much of his metaphysics of science from Aristotle, the great scientist and natural philosopher. Science as the study of ordered change is
James Given
Jun 17
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Re: science is faith?

First principles are indeed self evident to those who are trained in that system of metaphysics. Thomas did not know that future scientists would think,
ptolemy1022
Jun 16
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3757

Re: science is faith?

jagiven1370 wrote: The hard sciences (biology, physics, chemistry) really have nothing to do with a "materialistic reduction of reality", despite what some
jamesmiguez
Jun 9
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