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The Metaphysics of Evolution
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Fr. Chad Ripperger
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-26 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

In his encyclical Humani Generis, Pope Pius XII stressed the importance of preserving the traditional Catholic approach to philosophy. In his work The Metaphysics of Evolution, Fr. Chad Ripperger demonstrates that the theory of evolution is incompatible with the metaphysics of the Catholic tradition.
The Metaphysics of Evolution
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: David L. Hull
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

This critical collection of essays represents the best of the best when it comes to philosophy of biology. Many chapters treat evolution as a biological phenomenon, but the author is more generally concerned with science itself. Present-day science, particularly current views on systematics and biological evolution are investigated. The aspects
The Metaphysics of Becoming
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Thomas Padiyath
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-22 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This study attempts to elucidate a possible meeting point of the traditions of Eastern and Western metaphysical thinking. In discussing Whitehead’s and Aurobindo’s views on being and becoming, it seeks the possibility of a better engagement between the East and the West in the light of the philosophical insights. It
Leibniz, Whitehead and the Metaphysics of Causation
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: P. Basile
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-14 - Publisher: Springer

Introduces the reader to Whitehead's complex and often misunderstood metaphysics by showing that it deals with questions about the nature of causation originally raised by the philosophy of Leibniz. Whitehead's philosophy is an attempt at rehabilitating Leibniz's theory of monads by recasting it in terms of novel ontological categories
Aquinas and the Metaphysics of Creation
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Gaven Kerr OP
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this book, Gaven Kerr expands on the brief treatment of creation offered in his 2015 volume, Aquinas's Way to God: The Proof in De Ente et Essentia. Aquinas does not offer one cohesive treatment on the issue of creation; Kerr synthesizes discussions from across his works in order to