Professor of Philosophy
Director, Graduate Program in Philosophy (on sabbatical)
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1981
Specialties: Lonergan, Kierkegaard, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Existential Phenomenology, Ethics
Current Projects: Intellectual conversion in Lonergan, Self-consciousness in Sartre and Lonergan, Fundmental moods in Kierkegaard and Heidegger, the Freudian censor.
The Lonergan Reader, ed. with Mark D. Morelli (University of Toronto Press, 19970.
Bernard Lonergan, Understanding and Being: The Halifax Lectures on Insight, in The Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan, Vol. V. Edited with Mark D. Morelli (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990).
Anxiety: A Study of the Affectivity of Moral Consciousness (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1986).
Articles and Chapters in Books:
"Lonergan and the Key to Philosophy," in Finding God in All Things: Celebrating Bernard Lonergan, John Courtney Murray and Karl Rahner, Mark Bosco and David Stagaman, eds. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007): 52-70.
"Joyful Sorrow," Lonergan Workshop, Vol. 19, ed. Fred Lawrence (Boston: Lonergan Institute at Boston College, 2006): 225-234.
"The Unity of the Self as Given," Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies, Vol. 22: 93-104.
"On Merold Westphal's Becoming a Self: A Reading of Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript," IPQ, Vol. XL, No. 4 (Dec. 2000): 497-505.
"Oversight of Insight and the Critique of the Metaphysics of Presence," Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies, Vol. 18 (2000): 1-15.
"The Duality in Sartre's Account of Reflective Consciousness," in French Existentialism: Consciousness, Ethics and Relations with Others, ed. James Giles (Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 1999): 19-32.
"Ressentiment and Rationality," Paideia Project On-Line, Paideia Archive, 20th World Congress of Philosophy, August 1998.
"Ressentiment and Redemption," Lonergan Workshop Journal, Vol. 14, ed. Fred Lawrence (Boston: Lonergan Institute at Boston College, 1998): 197-228.
"Reflections on the Appropriation of Moral Consciousness," Lonergan Workshop, Vol. 13, ed. Fred Lawrence (Boston: Lonergan Institute at Boston College, 1997): 161-188.
"The Existence of the Self Before God in Kierkegaard's The Sickness Unto Death," The Heythrop Journal, Vol. 36 (1995): 15-36.
"Post-Hegelian Elements in Lonergan's Philosophy of Religion," Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies, Vol. 12 (1994): 215-238.
"Women's Intuition: A Lonerganian Analysis," Lonergan and Feminism, ed. Cynthia Crysdale (Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press, 1994): 72-87.
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