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Red Letter Philosophy

Mar 26, 2021

In this episode we ask an empirical question: as we encounter beauty in this world, do we notice any patterns? Are there characteristics that all, or most, beautiful things posses? We take up this question with the greatest of Medieval philosophers, Saint Thomas Aquinas. Integrity, harmony, and clarity: this week on...

Mar 17, 2021

Escaping enslavement by the Irish, Patrick returns to his former captors, not for revenge; but liberation. Some reflections on St. Patrick on today’s special episode of Red Letter Philosophy.

Mar 12, 2021

Beauty, we have learned, cannot be completely subjective. She resists attempts to reduce her to material phenomena and scientific analysis. In today’s episode we make explicit what has been implicit in our previous episodes, namely, the argument from beauty.