Sunday, June 14, 2009

Recent Mischaracterizations of Aquinas' Five Ways

A number of contemporary non-theists have criticized Aquinas' Five Ways (e.g., Dawkins, Hitchens, et al.). However, in "On Misinterpreting the Thomistic Five Ways" (Sophia 48:1 (Feb., 2009), pp. 15-34), Joseph A. Buijs argues that, whether or not Aquinas' arguments are unsound, common contemporary criticisms of them are based on misunderstandings. The article is currently available for free viewing, here.

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