Modernism is the disease…

From a review of Edward Feser’s The Last Superstition, a response to the New Atheists, from the Christian Cadre:

Feser argues that modern thought itself is the disease of which their arguments are a symptom. His aim in The Last Superstition is nothing less than to rehabilitate the classical philosophical project that began with Plato and Aristotle and was refined and advanced by Augustine, Thomas Aquinas and the Scholastics.

That’s just what I’ve been saying, kind of.  It sounds like Feser is trying to correct some pedestrian understandings of Aquinas and Augustine (which I confess inlcludes that of yours truly) in the process. It sounds like this book will be a major challenge to the contemporary pop atheist voices (“Secularism is, necessarily and inherently, a deeply irrational and immoral view of the world, and the more thoroughly it is assimilated by its adherents, the more thoroughly do they cut themselves off from the very possibility of rational and moral understanding.”), but also should be required reading for Christian philosophers.

One more for my Wish List.

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