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The Philosophy of René Descartes

René Descartes (1596-1650) By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. I. General Observations René Descartes is justly considered the father of modern philosophy and the founder of the rational method...

Little Errors in the Beginning

MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. I. In his introduction to De Ente et Essentia St. Thomas Aquinas remarks that “a little error in the beginning leads to...

The Challenge to the Computer

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. In order to be precise about the nature of the challenge that is flung across the centuries from Descartes to...