Essentials of Philosophy and Christian Thought, by Dr. Ron Nash
Dr. Nash covers the objectives to the lectures, reading material, and discusses the five major beliefs that make up a worldview
A discussion of naturalism, what it teaches, two major exponents of naturalism (Lamont, Russell), and why it is wrong
Plato: Introduction and Summary
Theories opposed by Plato ("Hermman"), his significance, his three forms of dualism, and Plato's basic teaching on "forms"
Plato's Theory of Knowledge
Plato's doctrine of the immortality of the Soul, his understanding of knowledge (argued against by Augustine and Plotinus), and a discussion of rationalism vs. empiricism
Other Philosophers and Philosophies
Aristotle, Plotinus, and Aquinas
The contributions of Aristotle (the law of non-contradiction; the difference between essential and non-essential properties), Plotinus, and Aquinas
The Case Against Open Theism
Open theism is the belief that God does not know the future; otherwise, we would not be free in our decisions. Nash discusses the teachings of God's omniscience and human free will, and the logical implications of this teaching.