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Moses Atticizing

“For what is Plato, but Moses atticizing?” —Numenius
τί γάρ ἐστι Πλάτων ἢ Μωσῆς ἀττικίζων;

Posts by Antonio Vargas

Antonio develops a couple of lines of argument on the notions of Empire and Nation and what kind of political unity the Church is supposed to be.

Antonio explains an argument of Jewish Philosopher Moshe Luzzatto on Human Freedom

Antonio discusses two possible ways in which one might say that Plato is Moses atticizing.

Antonio concludes his reflections on the infallibility of the Church by reviewing the possibility of development in moral theology in the Church.

Antonio presents two notions regarding the Church’s infallibility that assisted him in understanding the Church’s teaching on predestination.

Antonio shares an excerpt of a work in progress.

Antonio provides some Thomistic inspired reflections to defend that God loves and directs the lives of all, even the reprobate. This is the good news of hell. (Part II of II)

Antonio provides some Thomistic inspired reflections to defend that God loves and directs the lives of all, even the reprobate. This is the good news of hell. (Part I of II)

Antonio discusses how he changed his views on his vocation as a metaphysician: is it the priesthood or is it rather action as a public intellectual?

Antonio provides a summary of Proclus’ psychology, cosmology and metaphysics for those new to Proclus.