Philosophical Worldviews

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Philosophical Worldviews


Using standard cultural labels, it seems weíre all becoming materialist, naturalist, relativist, humanist, hedonists that seem to think we have it pretty well together. Is metaphysical thought just for philosophers and theologians? Check it outÖ
  • Moral Argument Video: Special Guest Dr. William Lane Craig returns and defines the Moral Argument for the existence of God.
  • Moral Argument: Do humans, being shaped in the image of God, have an intuitive sense of right and wrong? Learn about this argument.
  • Cultural Materialism Video: The ultimate goal is to destroy American free-enterprise capitalism by undermining its economic engine, the Middle Class, and the basic building block of society: the Family Unit.
  • Agnostic Video: Our guest Sean McDowell from Worldview Ministries answers the question, Is God a Human Invention?
  • God's Love Video: Does God like me? Check Yes or No. God has already declared His love for us and that will never change.
  • Humanism Video: What is Humanist Psychology according to the Secular Humanism Worldview? Find out here.
  • Ontological Argument Video: Listen as special guest Dr. William Lane Craig explains the Ontological Argument. What is it and why is it important?
  • Ontological Argument: Study this argument for the existence of God. It is a valid argument? Does it make sense?
  • Principles of Morality Video: Randall Niles examines the conflicting concepts of moral relativism and universal truth as they are applied by many people today.
  • Problem of Evil Video: Randall Niles looks at good and evil -- Is evil a created thing, an object? Or is evil the absence of something.
  • Blind Men and the Elephant Video: What can we learn from this famous Indian fable? Hear Randall Niles' commentary on the interpretation of this famous story.
  • Teleological Argument: What is the basis of this argument for the existence of God? What are the proofs? View a list here.
  • Blind Men and the Elephant: Were the men interpreting the elephant correctly from their limited perspectives? What can we learn from this fable?
  • Belief in God: What does belief in a higher power say about your intelligence? What do the studies show? Find out here.
  • Is There a God Video: Stream this short video on what people think about God! Why am I here on earth? Where did I come from? What am I worth? How do you connect with God?
  • Blaise Pascal Accomplishments: Learn from this brilliant thinker. How did he view life, God, and existence? What was his conclusion on the truly important points?
  • Life of King David: Learn about this great king and his impact on philosophy. What did he learn from trial and suffering?
  • Cultural Relativism Video: Stream this short video clip on relativism. How do we know whatís morally good and morally bad? What standards help us through ethical dilemmas?
  • Aristotle: What did this wise thinker have to say about ethics, morals, truth, and God? Find out here.
  • Relative Truth Video: Is there universal truth? Can we use examples from science to investigate the existence of absolute truth? Find out now by watching this short clip.
  • Creation vs Evolution Video: Stream this short video on this huge issue of origins. Are you a creationist or an evolutionist and what does that say about your beliefs?
  • Life of St. Augustine: Discover the history, struggles, and successes of this great man of faith. Read several of his quotes.
  • Philosophy Quotes: Learn from great minds like Mill, Spinoza, Descartes, Pascal, Kant, and others. What wisdom did they share on existence and a quest for God?
  • Abd-ar-Rahman III: After a life as a powerful prince, what did this man reflect on his life? What was his philosophical conclusion about life and purpose?
  • Supernaturalism Video: Can we get a glimpse of the Omni-Natural World of Extra-Dimensionality? Is there really a realm of the metaphysical? You gotta see this short video clip!
  • Morality Video: Are there universal standards of right and wrong, good and evil? How do you make your ethical decisions? Watch this short video clip on morality now!
  • C.S. Lewis Quotes: Learn from selected quotes about life, atheism, and God. Find truth through the writings of this renowned author.
  • Truth and Religion Video: Can faith pass the test of reason? Can Truth and Reason coexist? Can religion be rational? Watch this short video now!
  • The Problem of Evil: What is evil? Why do cataclysmic events in nature take place? Are they acts of God? Find out here.
  • Materialism Video: What are the terms and definitions underlying this popular world-view? Watch this video.
  • Polytheism Video: What is polytheism? Dr. Geisler explains this concept and how to understand its concepts.
  • Deism Video: Norman Geisler describes deism. What is it? What does it mean? Who believes in this worldview?
  • Who Created God Video: Is there a Divine Exception to the Law of Causation? What is the Cosmological Argument? You have to see this incredible but short video clip!
  • Gilgamesh: At the end of his heroic life, what is his conclusion? What was his reaction to the fragile state of humanity?
  • Inside Information Video: Randall Niles looks at the internal world of conscience and self that can't be explained through scientific tools alone.
  • Antony Flew: After following the evidence, Flew made a drastic change in his worldview. Read what happened to change his mind.
  • Insanity Defense Video: Does ethical tolerance lead to moral chaos? How do sanity and the insanity defense relate to universal standards of morality? Watch this short video.
  • Philosophy Video: What is philosophy? Dr. Geisler shares with Bobby what philosophy is and why it is important for the Christian.
  • C.S. Lewis Quotes Video: Why do we quote C.S. Lewis so often? John Stonestreet tackles this question and Lewis' commentaries about life.
  • Postmodernism Critique: Despite the popularity of postmodernism among many Christians, can the Christian worldview and the postmodern worldview co-exist without one capitulating to the other?
  • Natural Law: What do Socrates, Plato, Augustine, and Aristotle have to say about natural law? Find out here.
  • Philosophy: What is the definition of philosophy? What are the major philosophies and what are the beliefs of each?
  • Postmodernism Video: What is postmodernism and what are the basic beliefs? Listen as Randall Niles explains this belief system.
  • Natural Law Video: It is a moral theory of jurisprudence, which maintains that law should be based on morality and ethics. Why?
  • Nebuchadnezzar: Read of his manís life and the humbling experience that changed his entire viewpoint of life and truth.
  • Moral Relativism Video: You have to watch this short video clip! Are standards of right and wrong merely vain imaginations of time and culture? Is morality neutral? Check it out now!
  • Existentialism: Consider this philosophy and the impact it has had on society. What are the basic concepts?
  • The Elephant Principle Video: How did the great philosophers reconcile their ideas of God? Whatís the story of the Blind Men and the Elephant? Click to stream this short video now!
  • Seeking Truth: Are all faith-based beliefs flagrantly irrational, as claimed by some authors? Discover a response to this question.
  • Life of Confucius: Study the history and sayings of this notable philosopher. Who impacted him and what was his impact on others?
  • Evolutionism Video: Watch this awesome video clip of the Bombardier Beetle. Is there a logical explanation for how evolution could explain the creation of this defense mechanism? What do experts think about this?
  • Is God Real Video: Check out what the people on the street are saying about God's existence and interaction with us. You have to see this short video clip!
  • Philosophy of Life Video: Randall Niles lobs another wake-up grenade to re-engage the Big Questions of Life. What is the meaning of life?
  • Mind vs Brain Video: What do monism and dualism mean to the immaterial world of consciousness, self, and subconscious thought? Stream this short video clip
  • Critical Thinking Video: Want a little Critical Thinking 101? Here's a Wake up Call for all the passive wanderers in life. Check out this short video clip!
  • Human Suffering: Are things that cause us happiness as individuals always good for us? Can morality be defined in terms of happiness?
  • Nihilism: Discover more about this philosophical view of life and the influence it has had on society and culture.
  • Thomas Aquinas: What evidence did this philosopher use to prove the existence of God? Find out the five keys.
  • Moral Relativism Video: You have to see this short video! Who said, There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so? Is moral relativism true?
  • Absolute Truth Video: Stream this short video. When it comes to truth, is everything relative to the individual? Are there any universal truths in the world?
  • Postmodernism: How is this term defined or described? What influences this philosophy and mindset for living? What are the ideals?
  • What is Truth Video: Are there unchanging truths in a changing world? Are there absolute truths or is it all relative? Watch this short video!
  • Ethical Relativism Video: Are there any surviving standards of ethics and morality? Are there any universal truths? Stream this short video now!
  • Does God Exist Video: Is God real? What do you think? Check out these great man-on-the-street interviews in this short video clip and hear what the world says.
  • Great Philosophers: What did philosophers of the past and contemporary voices have to say about God and the meaning of life?
  • Worldviews Video: What are comparative worldviews? Do you have a worldview? What's your worldview and why? Stream this short video now!
  • Greek Philosopher Plato: Learn of his birth and death and the impact Plato had on the world of philosophy.
  • Why Am I Here Video: Stream this short video. Why am I here on earth? Where did I come from? What am I worth? Do I have any intrinsic value? Ask yourself - Why are we here?
  • The Legacy of Epicurus: Did Epicurus liberate man from the fear of God and from the fear of death? Was his theory correct?
  • Agnostic: The philosophical position is embraced by many. Do people really understand their position?
  • Morality: Is there a natural law of morals and ethics that should apply to everyone?
  • Is God Real?: Is God provable? Check out the latest in science and technology and ask yourself.
  • Cultural Materialism: Marvin Harris and The Rise of Anthropological Theory. Comparisons to Marxist Materialism and other anthropological doctrines. Organization, ideology and symbolism.
  • Who Am I: Who am I? Do I have purpose and meaning in my life? How does my worldview influence my answer to that important question?
  • Bertrand Russell: Did he find the companionship, love, home, and the search for the purpose and fulfillment in life?
  • Communism: Marx, Engels and The Communist Manifesto. The economic and political philosophy. The atheistic and amoral reality. A costly experiment for society.
  • Polytheism: Many natural functions, many gods to explain them. A look at the ancient belief systems and their impact today.
  • Atheism: A practical look at the definitions of atheism, agnosticism and theism. Belief vs. Disbelief. Knowledge vs. Lack of Knowledge.
  • Why Am I Here?: One of lifeís basic questions. Are there varying opinions? Learn two viewpoints and the enormous ramifications. Unearth the facts now.
  • My Worldview: I didn't need any kind of supernatural notion of "absolute truth" or morality to adhere to common sense principles.
  • Nebuchadnezzar Video: What can we learn from this Babylonian King? What did he learn from his time of humility? Did he ultimately praise God?
  • Naturalism: A philosophical, theological and scientific explanation for everything. A look at cosmological and biological origins. The staggering statistics against materialism.
  • Materialism: What is the true purpose and meaning of life? How does it influence my life? Learn more here.
  • Humanism: Where did this philosophical belief system come from? Where is it expressing itself today?
  • Adam And Eve: Who are they? The Biblical account. Milton's account. The Garden of Eden. Universal parenthood. Original sin. Meaning for today's world.
  • Realism And Naturalism: According to my worldview, supernatural faith was merely a product of simple, ancient peoples trying to explain the world around them.
  • All About Philosophy: What is your philosophy of life? Do you have one? Are you stunned as to why you exist? Find the answers!
  • Moral Ethics: Morals and ethics have taken a big hit lately in the public forum. Where did we go wrong?
  • Does God Exist: The question of Godís existence is fundamental. You must decide before you can answer the other big questions of life.
  • Philosophy Of Life: If science reveals things outside the bounds of known physics, then science should be applauded for its contribution to philosophical thought.
  • Is There A God?: Why doesn't God just reveal Himself? Maybe He has.
  • Existentialism Video: Randall Niles uses the famous line from Descartes (I think therefore I am) to establish the reality of human existence.
  • Roman Gods Video: Randall Niles looks at the ancient pagan and mystery religions and their so-called influence on early Christianity.
  • God Video: Randall Niles summarizes the Monkey Theorem and the impossibility of producing genetic information through random trials.
  • Atheism Video: Randall Niles responds to the critics, cynics, and skeptics who want the scientific world to exist exclusive of philosophical or theological inquiry.
  • Cosmological Argument Video: Randall Niles looks at the notion of a cosmic landscape of infinite universes proposed by many scientists today.
  • Secular Humanism: What is the background of this philosophical belief system? How does it impact society today? Study the facts.
  • Atheist Faith: Does faith exist within all of us no matter our religious belief? Read these thoughts regarding faith and human experience.
  • Nietzsche and The Madman: Is western culture ready for the ramifications of killing God? Find out how Nietzsche responded in his Madman.
  • Moral Truth: What is the difference between moral relativism and moral absolutism? What is truth? Find out the differences here.
  • Deontological Ethics: Are actions justified by their consequences? Do good outcomes determine the rightness of actions?
  • Postmodern Worldview: Are there disagreements in the worldview? Are they beliefs expressed differently?
  • Critical Thinking 101: We arenít thinking anymore! We arenít even asking the basic life questions anymore. Weíre passive creatures, sponging-up pop media.
  • Moral Relativism: Are standards of right and wrong mere products of time and culture? Is morality really a neutral concept? Find out!
  • Roman Gods: The history of Roman mythology and its impact on the pagan culture of the time.
  • Egyptian Gods: A brief look at the deities worshipped in ancient Egypt.
  • Cultural Relativism: The philosophical predisposition that declares ethics and morality as situational.
  • God: Causation, design, order, morality -- check out the evidence for God.
  • Metaphysics: Since someone (or something) was out there, logic declared that my relativistic view of things had to go. Truth was out there.
  • Gods And Goddesses: The deities that formed the mythological backbone of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans.
  • All About History: Study the events of the past and learn from the ancient world. What can we learn from their mistakes and successes?
  • Greek Gods: An examination of the mythological roots of ancient Greece.
  • Deism: Learn the basic principles of this philosophical belief system. What is the evidence for and against it?
  • Dualism: Consider this philosophical belief and decipher in comparison to other beliefs and philosophies. Learn the facts here.
  • Cosmological Argument: Research the philosophical argument brought forward by Kalam/Muslim philosophers in the middle ages. Discover the three premises.
  • Definition of Atheism: What is it? Read a brief summary of atheism and the basic tenants. How does secular humanism fit in?
  • How Did Communism Start: Discover the origin of Communism and understand its origins. What are the basic beliefs?
  • Define Moral Relativism: Is there right and wrong? Where is the line? Who decides what is right? What is moral relativism?
  • Meaning of Theism: How does causation, design, and morality tie into Theism? What does it mean to believe in God?
  • How can we prove God is real?: What does common sense tell us? Common sense seems to state that concept and design require an intelligent designer.
  • Define Secular Humanism: Is Humanism different than Nihilism? How? What does it mean to be a humanist? What is important to a humanist?
  • Agnosticism Definition: What is an Agnostic? What do Agnostics believe? By definition, an agnostic is not committed to believing or disbelieving in God.
  • Philosophical Naturalism: Learn why Naturalism is an atheistic philosophy. What are the basic points of this position?
  • The Existence of God: Is it possible to prove that God does exist? Study the facts and a quote from Dr. Wernher Von Braun.
  • Finding Meaning in Life: Which questions reveal the ultimate search for truth and purpose in life; the reason we were born, wake up every day and exist?
  • Philosophical Materialism: What is materialism? What are the tenants of this philosophy? How do recent scientific findings line up?
  • Define Morality: Morality is a confusing topic in todayís society. What does it mean? Is there right and wrong inherent in all of us?
  • Define Ethical Behavior: What is the conscience? Does it act to compel us to remain within certain moral standards of conduct?
  • Is there Absolute Truth: How can an absolute truth apply to everybody? Simply because it's an absolute! If it didn't apply to everyone, it would be relative.
  • How can so many people believe in God?: Why do people believe in the divine? Is it simply a crutch or do they have proof?

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