Is Occam’s Razor Really the Best?
The principle of parsimony, or “Occam’s Razor,” is a principle of deduction developed by the Franciscan Father of Nominalism, William of Ockham. There is much to commend about...C Michael Patton
This Calvinist’s View of Methodological Naturalism
Here is a weird question that I have often asked: Is Methodological Naturalism a valid method of inquiry for Christians? I know . . . cardinal sin. I have started with a hard...C Michael Patton
Is It Really A Sin To Enjoy The Things In This World?
Is it a sin to enjoy the things of this world? I want to be careful here, but not only would I reject this statement, I would often be tempted to argue just the opposite. It...C Michael Patton
Six Ways People Hide Their Insecurity About Political Beliefs
A list of the most common logical and argumentative fallacies being used today.C Michael Patton
Don’t Just Be an Informed Person. Be a Wise Person.
During a time of uncertainty or crisis, being informed is important, but not an issue. Being wise is just as important, but far less common.Clint Roberts
A Freedom We Should Celebrate or a Crime We Should Prosecute? It Can’t Logically Be Both.
Moral inconsistency leads to legal inconsistency, and legal inconsistency is another word for injustice. Imagine a basic right that you championed and exercised, but which, if...Clint Roberts
Transgender Bathrooms: The Great Civil Rights Issue of our Time?
You keep up with the news, right? Have you heard about this gender bathroom thing? I’m kidding, of course. I know that you have, and maybe you’re tired of having to read and...Clint Roberts
Doing Philosophy as a Christian: The Example of Justin Martyr
“Our doctrines are not shameful, according to sober judgment, but are indeed more lofty than all human philosophy.” -Justin Martyr, Second Apology 15 NOTE: I have...C Michael Patton
Tolerance Has No Clothes
In 1837 Hans Christian Andersen published a Danish fairy tale called The Emperor’s New Clothes (originally known as Keiserens Nye Klaeder). Here’s how the story...Tim Kimberley