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What is Intellectual Insanity?

America's War with Reality, Truth, and Morality BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Ideas have consequences. A philosophy is a set of ideas about basic things like reality,...

The Nature of Ideas (Continued)

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology PART SIX The Comprehension of an Idea The Extension of an Idea The Relation between Comprehension...

Cicero: One Law for All

DAILY DABBLE IN THE CLASSICS, CICERO In the last years of the Roman Republic, Marcus Tullius Cicero, penned his dialogue De Legibus (On the Laws)....

Have We Lost Our Common Sense?—Dolhenty

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. The world is in a desperate state of affairs. Social institutions – the family, schools, and churches – are falling apart....

Does God Exist?—A Contemporary Philosophical Argument

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. The argument over the existence of God has raged for centuries. Theists and atheists have continually debated the possibility of even...

Philosophy’s Future

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. There is little point in asking whether philosophy has a future, for that question hardly admits of a negative answer. The...

The Nature of Ideas

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART V: THE NATURE OF IDEAS: FORMATION OF IDEAS, IDEA AND SENSE IMAGE Ideas are...

How to Think About Love: Part 2 – Love As Friendship

MAX WEISMAN INTERVIEWS MORTIMER ADLER Part 2: Love as Friendship Weismann: I would like now to develop a fuller understanding of this kind of love: love...

Ethics and Politics – Thomas Aquinas

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THOMAS AQUINAS General Philosophy of Classic Philosophers by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. In opposition to the voluntarism of St. Augustine, Aquinas upholds the primacy...

The Activity of God

The Philosophy of God A brief introduction to theodicy Adapted from various sources and edited by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. (Note: The following is a presentation of the classical...

Immigration and National Survival

BY SELWYN DUKE When pondering our obsession with immigration, I’m reminded of how people in the ridiculous dystopian film Idiocracy were watering their crops...

The Problem of Knowledge

A Brief Introduction to Epistemology, Part 1 THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Knowledge is a primary fact of human life and experience. Everyone understands...

Categorical and Hypothetical Propositions

INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC: PART 5 Categorical and Hypothetical Propositions by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D.  When we look at the relationship between the two main groups of propositions, we...

How to Think About Love—Part 1—The Kinds of Love

MAX WEISMANN INTERVIEWS MORTIMER J. ADLER Mortimer Adler and I have often discussed the fact that although the idea of Love is one of the...

Nature of Knowledge: Convictions & Classes of Truth – Dolhenty

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART TWO: THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE No one seriously doubts that human beings possess what...

The Nature of Knowledge: Fundamental Ideas, Truth & Error, Motive of Certitude

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART ONE: THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE Knowledge is a primary fact of human life and...

Does God Exist? – Jonathan Dolhenty

The argument over the existence of God has raged for centuries. Theists and atheists have continually debated the possibility of even presenting a rational...

Being and Reality

BEING AND EXISTENCE A Brief Introduction into the Nature of Reality. By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART ONE: Being and Reality The foundational philosophic science for all metaphysical thought...

What is Intellectual Insanity?

America's War With Reality, Truth, & Morality By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Ideas have consequences. A philosophy is a set of ideas about basic things like reality,...