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Cosmic Questions

Dreams of a Final Theory by steven weinberg pantheon, 338 pages, $25 In the second-to-last chapter of his new book, Dreams of a Final Theory, Steven Weinberg writes, “It would be wonderful to find in the laws of nature a plan prepared by a concerned creator in which human beings played . . . . Continue Reading »

The Inescapability of Metaphysics

The purpose of the study of philosophy is not to learn what others have thought, but to learn how the truth of things stands. —St. Thomas Aquinas We as academicians are “lovers of wisdom” first and last, and should we not be so, we would be serving under false pretenses as professors of . . . . Continue Reading »

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