Spreading the Word: Druids in Irish History

Greetings to all fellow history enthusiasts! Today I would like to share with you another fascinating podcast episode from the authors of The Histocrat YouTube channel. This time, listeners (and viewers) are invited to explore the mythical world of Druids in Irish history. Accompanied by videos of beautiful lush green landscapes and forests, historical images, …

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Philosophical History of Scientific Revolution – Part 2 of 2

This is the second part of the 2-part article where I explore the history of the Scientific Revolution from a philosophical perspective. That is to say - what sort of intellectual currents characterise and shape the shift in the way people viewed and studied nature. You can read the first part of the story in …

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Philosophical History of Scientific Revolution – Part 1 of 2

What was the Scientific Revolution and why did it happen? This is a historical question and history is almost always an interpretation. The 'almost' stands here for the very small part of historical science that can be considered as close to an objective fact as we can get - things like dates and names. Of …

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Aquinas On Soul – Brief Notes

For St. Thomas Aquinas, any material substance (unlike immaterial, for example, angels) is a metaphysical unity made of matter and form. The substantial form is what configures or organizes the matter into this substance and not any other. For a human being, our substantial form is our soul. Human souls are rational. Therefore, according to …

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