Causality and St. Thomas Aquinas’ Second Way

Posted August 1, 2018 4:44 am by Bob Drury

Causality and St. Thomas Aquinas’ Second Way

The second way of proving the existence of God by St. Thomas Aquinas is that of efficient causality. It is not just any old efficient causality such as that of local motion, which is observable through human sensation. It is efficient causality at the level of existence, the level of divine creation.
The Second Way: An Apparent Emphasis on Serial Efficient Causality
It could be argued that the conclusion of a recent essay of mine in Catholic Stand contradicts St. Thomas Aquinas’ Second Way of proving the existence of God. I indicated that causal sequences are irrelevant. Yet, the Second Way in

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