Professor of Philosophy (on sabbatical)
Ph.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.
"Vocation, Family and the Academy: Signa Perscrutandi," in The Vocation of the Catholic Philosopher: From Maritain to John Paul II. Edited by John P. Hittinger, The American Maritain Association, 2010 (Distributed by the Catholic University of America Press), 218-229.
"The Metaphysics of Moral Evil: Context, Truth and Character," in Etudes Maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. XXVI, 2010, 99-109.
"Jacques Maritain and the Embryo: A Master's Muddles," in Life and Learning XVIII, 2008, edited by Joseph W. Koterski, S.J., pp. 249-262. (published late)
Review of Thomas Aquinas, On Love and Charity: Readings from the "Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, in Etudes Maritainiennes /Maritain Studies, Vol. XXVI, 2010, 116-118.
Review of Martin Rhonheimer, Vital Conflicts in Medical Ethics: A Virtue Approach to Craniotomy and Tubal Pregnancies. Ed. William F. Murphy, Jr., in Etudes Maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. XXVI, 2010, 112-116.
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