The Impact of Christianity on Philosophy

It would seem that not only Christianity’s impact on philosophy should be examined, but also philosophy’s impact on Christianity. The Platonic, Neo-Platonic and Aristotelian philosophical traditions were already firmly grounded when the great Christian philosophers lived. Consequently St. Augustine “borrowed” heavily from Plato’s works and one of the other great philosophers, St. Thomas Aquinas “borrowed”... Continue Reading →

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Philosophy and Belief in God Matching Activity

Match the following to the philosophies and descriptions below.  Use each item only once. St. AnselmGauniloSt. Thomas AquinasJulian of NorwichRene DescartesGottfried Wilhelm, Baron von LiebnizDavid HumeImmanuel KantJohn Henry NewmanSoren KierkegaardFriedrich NietzscheWilliam JamesMary DalyAlvin PlantingaTheodicyBig BangVienna Circlemonadleap of faithReduction proof Answer Philosophy/Description g 1. God’s existence cannot be proved but must be assumed. d 2. We... Continue Reading →

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