What is death? Now, “death” is a word which has senses—and each of these senses have related and similar but ultimately differing meanings. When we die, we do not die in the … Continue reading On the Soul
With the US presidential election drawing nearer, it seems appropriate to address who a Catholic in good standing can or cannot vote for. Regarding this issue, Church guidelines fall under two … Continue reading Who Should Catholics Vote for?
Arguably the most prevalent criticism of the Catholic Church is that of its stance on homosexuality and homosexual actions—but why does it hold such beliefs? “Because the Church is from … Continue reading Teleology, Eudaimonia, Plato, & Sex
In regards to how a faithful Catholic may align him or herself politically, it is evident that in some ways we are to be liberal , but in others conservative … Continue reading The Divine Autocrat
Among pantheists, the most celebrated philosopher of their ranks is, undoubtedly, Baruch Spinoza. Living in the 17th century Netherlands, Spinoza composed an elaborate argument for the notion of monism—more specifically, … Continue reading 10 Problems with Spinoza’s God
An Introduction to the Topic In regards to the modes of metaphysical thought opposed to the Scholastic understanding—that is, the understanding of the Roman Catholic Church—there is none more worthy … Continue reading On the Platonic Forms
Yep, in case you didn’t know, there is now a Rational Catholicism YouTube Channel where posts here are made into videos! Socrates, the father of philosophy, mentor of Plato—whom himself … Continue reading Socrates and the Pious Problem of Polytheism