Thomas M. Ward

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., UCLA, 2011
M.Phil., Oxford, 2006

Thomas M. Ward

Specialties: Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics

Current Projects: Medieval accounts of divine power as it relates to the metaphysics of modality and metaethics

Selected Publications:

John Duns Scotus on Parts, Wholes, and Hylomorphism (Brill, 2014)

“Thomas Aquinas and John Buridan on Hylomorphism and the Beginning of Life,” Res Philosophica, forthcoming

“Parts, Wholes, and the Elements in Some Medieval Philosophers,” in On What There Was: Conceptions of Being 500–1650, East and West, vol.8: Parts and Wholes, ed. Andrew Arlig (Turnhout: Brepols), forthcoming

“Animals, Animal Parts, and Hylomorphism: John Duns Scotus’s Pluralism about Substantial Form,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 15:4 (2012), 531−558

"Spinoza on the Essences of Modes," British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19:1 (2011), pp. 19-46.

Contact Information:

Phone: 310-338-4287
Email: thomas.ward@lmu.edu
Website: http://www.thomasmward.com