Welcome to the Philosophy 101 (Ph101) Course Page!
Course Description: This course is a study of the
nature of common sense and how philosophy and science, when properly
understood, are identical: are simply a species of common sense—an uncommon
commonsense enterprise in the best of individual and transcultural/transgenerational
|Of the heavens, Sigmund Grimm and Marx Wirsung, 1519.1 Public Domain
Educational Consultant: Dr. Peter A.
Redpath was Professor of Philosophy at St. John’s University from 1970 to
2010. Author/editor of 18 philosophical books and many dozens of articles and
book reviews; over 200 invited guest lectures nationally and internationally;
Founder and CEO of the Aquinas School of Leadership; co-founder of the Gilson
Society (USA) and The International Etienne Gilson Society; former
vice-president of the American Maritain Association; Founding Chairman of the
Board of the Angelicum Academy; Member of the Board of the Great Books Academy;
former member Board of Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Philosophic
Research; member of Board and Executive Committee of the Catholic Education
Foundation; Academician of The Catholic Academy of Sciences (USA); former
executive editor of Value Inquiry Book Series; former editor of the Studies in
the History of Western Philosophy (SHWP), editor of the Gilson Studies (GS)
special series for Editions Rodopi, B. V.; former associate editor and advisor
to the journal Contemporary Philosophy; recipient of the recipient of St.
John’s University’s Outstanding Achievement Award, and Socratic Fellowship
Award from the Great Books Academy; inaugural inductee as distinguished alumnus
of Xaverian High School; former Graduate Fellow of SUNY at Buffalo; and the
only non-Polish scholar to be presented with the Laudatio Achievement
Award for attainment of intellectual and organizational wisdom, from the
Department of Philosophy, Culture, and Art at the John Paul II Catholic
University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland. In 2010, Dr. Redpath moved to Cave Creek,
AZ in part to devote his time to teaching for and developing different
philosophical projects. For more information about Dr. Redpath visit his
website at: http://www.aquinasschoolofleadership.com/
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1 Depiction of Aristotle’s Universe from
his chief cosmological treatise, De Caelo et Mundo (On the Heavens and Earth),
ca. 350 B.C.