James G. Hanink

Professor of Philosophy

James G. HaninkPh.D., Michigan State University, 1975

Specialties: Thomism, Personalism, Social and Political Philosophy

Special Interests: Life issues: Abortion, Capital Punishment, Euthanasia, War

Current Projects: Human rights; the philosophical significance of genealogy; the virtue of hope; the problem of evil.

Selected Publications:

Aquinas and Maritain on Evil: Mystery and Metaphysics. Edited and with an Introduction by James G. Hanink. (American Maritain Association. Distributed by The Catholic University of America Press, 2013.)

James G. Hanink, “Prolife Communitarianism and a Metaphysics of Relation,” Proceedings of the Nineteenth University Faculty for Life Conference at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis MN (2009), ed. Joseph Koterski, S.J. (Washington, D.C.: University Faculty for Life, 2013), 117-130.

James G. Hanink, “On Love’s Object: Maritain, Pascal, and Spaemann,” in Love and Friendship: Maritain and the Tradition, ed. Montague Brown (American Maritain Association, 2013). Distributed by The Catholic University of America Press, Washington, D.C.), 53-63.

James G. Hanink, “In Defense of the Intuition of Being,” Distinctions of Being: Philosophical Approaches to Reality, ed. Nikolaj Zunic (American Maritain Association, 2013. Distributed by The Catholic University of America Press, Washington, D.C.), 167-179.

Contact Information:

University Hall 3622
Phone: 310-338-7382
Email: jhanink@lmu.edu