Michael Loux

George N. Shuster Professor of Philosophy Emeritus

E-Mail: Loux.1@nd.edu


Ph.D., Chicago.

Areas of Interest:

Aristotle, Metaphysics.

Selected Bibliography


  • "Aristotle's Constituent Ontology," Oxford Studies in Metaphysics (2006)
  • "Aristotle on Matter, Form, and Ontological Strategy," Ancient Philosophy (2005)
  • "Realism and Antirealism" in Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics (2003)
  • "Metaphysical Themes in Aristotle" in C. Shields, Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy (2003)
  • "Kinds and Predication," Philosophical Papers (1997)
  • "Beyond Substrata and Bundles," in C. MacDonald, ed., Contemporary Metaphysics: A Reader (1997)
  • "Kinds and Predication: Aristotle's Categories," Philosophical Papers (1997)
  • "Understanding Process: Reflections on Physics III.1," and "Composition and Unity," in M. Sim ed., The Crossroads of Norm and Nature: Essays on Aristotle's Ethics and Metaphysics (1994)
  • "Aristotle and Parmenides: An Interpretation of Physics A.8," Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy (1992)
  • "An Aristotelian Theory of Abstract Objects," Midwest Studies in Philosophy (1987)
  • "Ousia: A Prolegomenon to Metaphysics Z and H," History of Philosophy Quarterly (1985)


  • Metaphysics, 3rd. ed. (2006)
  • Nature, Norm, and Psyche: Explorations in Aristotelian Psychology (2004)
  • Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics, co-editor (2003)
  • Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings (2001)
  • Primary Ousia (1991)
  • The Possible and the Actual (1980)
  • The Synoptic Vision, (co-author) (1977)
  • Substance and Attribute (1978)
  • Ockham's Theory of Terms: Part I of the Summa Logica (1974)
  • Universals and Particulars (1970)