Gaven Kerr on God, Being, and Realism

Gaven Kerr is a lecturer in Philosophy at St. Patrick’s College Maynooth in Ireland. His areas of expertise are in medieval philosophy (especially the work of Thomas Aquinas) and modern philosophy (with a focus on Immanuel Kant). He is the author of Aquinas’s Way to God: The Proof in De Ente et Essentia, a study of St. Thomas Aquinas’s existential proof for the existence of God, and Aquinas and the Metaphysics of Creation. Gaven is a Third order Dominican, a husband, father, and martial artist.

In this episode I.J. Makan and Amos Dowber talk with Gaven about Aquinas’s proof for the existence of God from being, The nature of God, epistemological realism, and the integration of philosophy with life.

You can follow Gaven on Twitter and check out his Blog, The Bearded Thomist

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