Defending the Judeo-Christian Heritage, limited government, and the American Constitution
Wednesday July 29th 2015

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

Thomas Aquinas


The Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas – general discussion
(from Classic Philosophers: Thomas Aquinas by Jonathan Dolhenty)

1.     The Life of Thomas Aquinas
2.    The Works of Thomas Aquinas
3.   An Introduction to His Doctrine
4.  Theory of Knowledge (Epistemology)
5.   General Metaphysics
6.   The Existence of God (Theodicy)
7.   The World (Cosmology)
8.    The Human Soul (Rational Psychology)
9.    Ethics and Politics

For a general discussion see also Adventures in Philosophy: Thomas Aquinas, by Jonathan Dolhenty.

The Philosophical System of Thomas Aquinas, by Maurice de Wulf (an advanced & comprehensive discussion, edited and adapted for the Web by Dr. Jonathan Dolhenty)

1.    Introduction
2.    Different Kinds of Knowledge
3.    How Our Knowledge is Formed
4.    The Directing Principles of Knowledge
5.    Various Aspects of the Epistemological Problem
6.    Moderate Realism and the Universals
7.    Desire and Freedom
8.    A Universe of Individuals
9.    The Process of Change
10.  Soul and Body
11.   God
12.   Personal Conduct and Moral Values
13.   Obligation and Moral Law
14.   Conscience and Moral Virtue
15.   Group Life and the State
16.   The Construction of the Sciences
17.   The Esthetic Aspect of the Universe
18.   Classification of the Sciences and Divisions of Philosophy
19.   Doctrinal Characteristics of Scholasticism