BY SELWYN DUKE Whether you’re a lawmaker considering a “bathroom bill” or some other “transgender”-oriented legislation, or a citizen pondering a vote influencing the matter, you need the facts. The following are 10 “transgender” truths: There is no sound science behind the transgender agenda. No “expert” can point to any...
by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. I received this critique of my essay "The Myth of Moral Relativism" from A.R.M., a reader who resides in Canada. I thought it was worth a reply, so here it is. The critic's words are in red type and my response is in black type. I...
Philosophy and the Making of Modernity, 1650-1750 BY CARL L. BANKSTON III By the end of the European middle ages, a Christianized version of Aristotelian philosophy had achieved the status of the official interpretation of the world and of the place of human beings in the world.  According to Aristotelian scholasticism,...
BY JACK KERWICK When I was a teenager, there was a guy from my old neighborhood who had developed an addiction to crack cocaine. Given that he didn’t have much in the way of steady employment, to support his habit, he acquired another: he became hooked on thievery. Not before long,...
BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Aloysisus P. Martinich, who holds an endowed chair in philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, is an internationally recognized authority on the philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. His previous works include The Two Gods of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes on Religion and Politics (1992) and...
by Kenneth F. Dougherty, S.A., Ph.D., S.T.D. The medieval commentators on Aristotle knew that he held that the heavenly bodies are eternal. In the eighth book of the Physics the Stagirite upholds what he falsely believed to be the eternal circular motion of the heavens. Rotary motion, he reasoned, is...