The A-T Worldview of Neo-Scholasticism

Although Wolfgang Smith is not an Aristotelian-Thomist, his work has properly united the ontology of St. Thomas Aquinas with the authentic discoveries of modern science, especially that of quantum theory, in accordance with the two stipulated criterion listed below. It is because of Smith's insights that adherents to the school of perennial philosophy can now … Continue reading The A-T Worldview of Neo-Scholasticism

The Light of Christ in our Scientistic Era: A Book Review of Unmasking the Faces of Antichrist

Wolfgang Smith’s project uniting perennial wisdom with authentic scientific discovery thematically ranges from the metaphysical, the empirical, and the mystical. The core of Smith’s endeavor is marked with a bold commitment to truth, scholarly rigor, and an unmatched creative imagination. These are, of course, the usually recognized trademarks of Smith’s systematic genius when a serious … Continue reading The Light of Christ in our Scientistic Era: A Book Review of Unmasking the Faces of Antichrist

Wolfgang Smith’s Pioneering Essay: From Schrodinger’s Cat to Thomistic Ontology

Wolfgang Smith's application of Thomistic ontology to quantum reality is found in his work titled, The Quantum Enigma: Finding the Hidden Key. An essay titled From Schrodinger's Cat to Thomistic Ontology summarizing the above work can be found in Smith's collection of essays titled, Ancient Wisdom and Modern Misconceptions. The 'Schrodinger' essay is now available … Continue reading Wolfgang Smith’s Pioneering Essay: From Schrodinger’s Cat to Thomistic Ontology

The Philos-Sophia Initiative

Western Civilization has inherited a historical narrative that promised mankind a world of unyielding prosperity, freedom, and peace. The primary means to achieve this lofty goal was through the scientific method applied to the intricate investigation of nature. At first glance it would seem as though this scientific missionary activity has been wildly successful. The … Continue reading The Philos-Sophia Initiative

Wolfgang Smith, Intelligent Design, & Theistic Evolution

Discovering the work of Wolfgang Smith is an invigorating intellectual and spiritual experience. It is a remarkably brilliant synthesis of Catholic orthodoxy, perennial wisdom, and authentic scientific discovery received and chronicled by a single mind. I am indebted to Smith’s influence for several reasons, and one of these reasons is that his intellectual vision and erudition … Continue reading Wolfgang Smith, Intelligent Design, & Theistic Evolution

Wolfgang Smith & The Pitfall of Astrophysical Cosmology

“We propose now to look at the big bang scenario from a theological perspective. Leaving aside the question as to whether this cosmology is factually correct, we shall treat it as a kind of myth or icon, a symbol to be read. What, then, does the big bang signify? What above all strikes one is … Continue reading Wolfgang Smith & The Pitfall of Astrophysical Cosmology

Metaphysics as Seeing: The Christic Center of the Metaphysical Journey

In the quest to enter metaphysics as ‘seeing’ it is essential to establish the importance and necessity of a metaphysical schematic for understanding reality. Metaphysics is important because it is needed to answer the fundamental questions of life, and it is necessary because we interpret reality through the principles of first philosophy. Now, we are … Continue reading Metaphysics as Seeing: The Christic Center of the Metaphysical Journey

Metaphysics as Seeing: The Necessity of Metaphysics

The journey toward metaphysics as seeing requires preliminary steps to be taken. The first step is to appreciate that when investigating the five most basic questions of life[1] a metaphysical schematic is required, that is, the importance of metaphysics must be recognized. After identifying the importance of metaphysics, another preliminary step is essential in the … Continue reading Metaphysics as Seeing: The Necessity of Metaphysics

Metaphysics as Seeing: The Importance of Metaphysics

There are five primary questions every person will wrestle with throughout their life, and how these questions are answered will shape who they are and what they might become. Even if these questions are ignored, or suppressed, they will remain lurking in the psyche of each individual. And because there is no escape from these … Continue reading Metaphysics as Seeing: The Importance of Metaphysics

Wolfgang Smith: Modern Science & Guenonian Critique

In the previous article examining the thought of Wolfgang Smith, three modern paradigms through which reality is interpreted were identified. These paradigms were the Newtonian, the Darwinian, and the Copernican. It is important to recall that while Smith is critical of the paradigms, he is willing to recognize legitimate scientific discoveries made despite the faulty … Continue reading Wolfgang Smith: Modern Science & Guenonian Critique