Alfred Freddoso

John and Jean Oesterle Professor of Philosophy Emeritus



Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Areas of Interest

Metaphysics and Ethics in the Catholic Philosophical Tradition



  • "The Openness of God: A Reply to Hasker" (1998)
  • "Ockham on Faith and Reason" (1998)
  • "Two Roles for Catholic Philosophers" (1999)
  • "Whose Standards of Excellence? Secularity and the Mission of the University" (2000)
  • "Suarez on God's Causal Involvement in Sinful Acts" (2001)
  • "Fides et Ratio: A 'Radical' Vision of Intellectual Inquiry" (2002)
  • "Good News, Your Soul Hasn't Died Quite Yet" (2002)
  • "Christian Faith as a Way of Life" (2003).

Online Articles:


  • Ockham's Theory of Propositions: Part II of the Summa Logicae, translator (1980)
  • The Existence and Nature of God, editor (1983)
  • Luis De Molina, On Divine Foreknowledge: Part IV of the Concordia (1988)
  • William of Ockham, Quodlibetal Questions (1991)
  • Francisco Suarez, On Efficient Causality: Metaphysical Disputations 17-19, (1994)
  • Francisco Suarez, Creation, Conservation, and Concurrence: Metaphysical Disputations 20-22 (1999)