Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Monday November 24th 2014

Self-Educated Man

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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Metaphysics


Metaphysics: The philosophic science of the ultimate principles and properties of real beings. Includes ontology (being in general), rational psychology (animate being), cosmology (inanimate being), and theodicy or natural theology (divine being).


Being and Existence:
A brief introduction to general metaphysics

 


The Philosophy of Nature:
A brief introduction to cosmology

 


The Philosophy of Man:
A brief introduction to rational psychology

 


The Philosophy of God:
A brief introduction to theodicy (the Classical Thomistic doctrine)

 


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