Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631-5153
Office: 309 Malloy Hall
Office Hours: by appointment
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Areas of Interest
Medieval Philosophy, Thomas Aquinas, Thomistic Metaphysics.
- "Concepts, Mirrors, and John of St. Thomas: Reply to Deely, " forthcoming in American Catholic Philosophical Association, 2009
- "St. Thomas Aquinas", Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, with Ralph McInerny, 2009
- "Actively Forgetting the Image of God: Nietzsche and Great Texts," invited contribution to Finding a Common Thread: Reading Great Texts from Homer to O'Connor. Eds. Roberts Roberts, and Scott Moore. Forthcoming from Scranton University Press.
- "The Unity of Nature Now and Then: Aquinas and Hilary Putnam, " the Review of Metaphysics, 2008
- "Neither Robber Barons nor Philosopher Kings: Political Prudence in the Just Polity According to Plato, Aristotle, and Aquinas, " Proceedings of the American Experiment: Religious Freedom Conference, University of Portland, April 2007 , revised and published 2008.
- "Her Dark Night, " Commonweal: A Review of Religion, Politics, and Culture, " Nov. 2007.
- "Aquinas on Augustine's Mind and the Imago Dei," invited contribution to Aquinas as Augustinian, Catholic University of America Press, 2007.
- "Mind, Metaphysics, and Value: Discussion Essay," The Thomist, Fall 2007
- "Sacred Monkeys and the Seamless Garment: Catholics and Political Life,"Law Review of the University of St. Thomas, Spring 2006
- "Creation, Human Dignity, and the Virtues of Acknowledged Dependence,"Nova et Vetera, (2003)
- "Aquinas' Rejection of Mind, Contra Kenny,"The Thomist (2002)
- "Aquinas, Cognitive Theory, and Analogy," The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly (2002)
- "The Problem of Language and Mental Representation in Aristotle and St. Thomas," The Review of Metaphysics (1997)
- "Concepts, Beings, and Things in St. Thomas," The Review of Metaphysics,(1996)
- Proceedings of the 4th Annual Summer Thomistic Institute, University of Notre Dame (forthcoming), ed.
- Thomistic Realism and The Linguistic Turn: Toward a More Perfect Form of Existence (2003)
- Recovering Nature: Essays in Honor of Ralph McInerny (1999), ed. with T. Hibbs