Tag: David Hume

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #143: Proofs for God

Nathan Gilmour hosts a conversation about the five “proofs of God” from the opening sections of Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae. Our discussion ranges over what a proof is for, whether the ontology in the proofs holds up post-Kant, whether reason and revelation can really be friends, and all sorts of groovy philosophical things. Our intro music…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #113: Tradition

General Introduction – The Christian Feminist Podcast – Christian Humanist Profiles – The once and future host Tradition and Roman Law – Intangible inheritances – Tradition as betrayal – To translate is to betray – The Roman Catholic meaning Tradition vs. Progress – A function of the Enlightenment – An improvement on inheritance – Where…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #95: Plato's Aesthetics

General Introduction – Dry, bleeding Kansas – Hardcore listener feedback Ancient Greek Art – Our access to it – Black and red, figure and background – The Parthenon – Classical tragedy and comedy – Other poetry – Music – What did the statues look like? The Republic and Art – The educational argument – Plato’s…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #70: Epistemology

General Introduction – Dr. Gilmour!!! – We kid because we envy – Listener feedback – The delay in show notes – What’s on the blog? What Is Epistemology? – It’s all indirectly Greek to me – Mise en abyme – Connection to metaphysics – Epistemology junkies – Invoking epistemology to affirm or deny metaphysics Ancient…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #17: Critical Theory vs. Great Books

General Introduction – Congratulations to David Grubbs, teacher of outstanding merit – What’s on the blog this week? – Buy our stuff! Renaissance and Reformation Education – Religious education – The move toward State education – Apprenticeships and grammar school – Calvin as the father of the Christian college – The birth of humanism –…