In the Twilight of Neothomism, a Call for a New Beginning—A Return in Philosophy to the Idea of Progress by Deepening Insight Rather than by Substitution
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 83 (2):267-278 (2009)
With a few exceptions, the relation of modern science to medieval natural philosophy is a question that has been largely shunned in the Neothomistic era, in favor of a preoccupation with establishing a “realist metaphysics” that has no need for science in the modern sense nor, for that matter, any need for natural philosophy either. Fr. Ashley’s work confronts this narrow preoccupation head-on, arguing that, in the view of St. Thomas himself, there can be no human wisdom which leaves aside scientific development. Ashley even goes so far as to point the way tothe possible development of philosophy beyond the terms of the realist / idealist framework in which Neothomism had its say
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Francisco R. Sagasti (1997). The Twilight of the Baconian Age: Background Paper for a Book of Essays on Knowledge, Progress and Development. [S.N.].
Robert Wachbroit (1986). Progress: Metaphysical and Otherwise. Philosophy of Science 53 (3):354-371.
Vladimir V. Mironov (2013). On Progress in Philosophy. Metaphilosophy 44 (1-2):10-14.
Vitaly G. Gorokhov (2008). A New Understanding of the Technological Progress in the Modern Philosophy of Technology. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 48:25-31.
Ludger Honnefelder (1999). Reconsidering the Tradition of Metaphysics. The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 1999:1-13.
Leslie Sklair (1968). Gomte and the Idea of Progress. Inquiry 11 (1-4):321 – 331.
Pauline Kleingeld (1999). Kant, History, and the Idea of Moral Development. History of Philosophy Quarterly 16 (1):59-80.
Timothy Shanahan (2004). The Evolution of Darwinism: Selection, Adaptation, and Progress in Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge University Press.
Darrell P. Rowbottom (2010). What Scientific Progress Is Not: Against Bird's Epistemic View. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 24 (3):241-255.
Paul Thagard (2007). Coherence, Truth, and the Development of Scientific Knowledge. Philosophy of Science 74 (1):28-47.
Henrik Zinkernagel (2008). Did Time Have a Beginning? International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 22 (3):237 – 258.
William F. Bristow (2007). Hegel and the Transformation of Philosophical Critique. Oxford University Press.
Peter Smith (1981). Realism and the Progress of Science. Cambridge University Press.
Jonathan Y. Tsou (2006). Genetic Epistemology and Piaget's Philosophy of Science: Piaget Vs. Kuhn on Scientific Progress. Theory and Psychology 16 (2):203-224.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads10 ( #208,659 of 1,696,585 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #144,274 of 1,696,585 )
How can I increase my downloads?