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  • Doctoral Dissertation Examines Communities for the Best Life
    Doctoral Dissertation Examines Communities for the Best Life

    John Macias, doctoral candidate in the UST Center for Thomistic Studies, publically defended his dissertation on May 9 about the philosophy of Thomistic philosopher Alasdair Macintyre. 

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    Introduction

    CTS is the only graduate philosophy program uniquely focused on the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas in the US. The Center is founded on the Church’s insistence of the perennial value of the thought of Aquinas as the new millennium proceeds.

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  • 2016 Aquinas Lecture Presents Dr. John Haldane
    2016 Aquinas Lecture Presents Dr. John Haldane

    Dr. John Haldane, professor of philosophy and director of the  Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at the University of St. Andrews, spoke on The Mind and the Soul: Aquinas, Anscombe and Geach at 7:30 p.m., on Sept. 24, 2015.

  • Steven Peņa Defends Dissertation
    Steven Peņa Defends Dissertation

    Steven Edward Peña, a doctoral candidate in the UST Center for Thomistic Studies program, publicly defended his dissertation, “Onus Probandi: An Attempt to Locate the Burden of Proof in the Existential Theistic Debate,” on May 15 before the University community and his dissertation board.

     

  • De Haan Combines Philosophy, Neuroscience in Cambridge Post-Doc
    De Haan Combines Philosophy, Neuroscience in Cambridge Post-Doc

    Doctoral candidate Daniel De Haan will apply the philosophical study of the human person to cognitive neuroscience, especially Alzheimer’s research, as part of a prestigious post-doctoral position at the University of Cambridge in England.

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News at the Center
Doctoral Dissertation Examines Communities for the Best Life
John Macias, doctoral candidate in the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies, will publically defend his dissertation at 9:30 a.m. on May 9 in Sullivan Hall. His dissertation on the philosophy of Thomistic philosopher Alasdair Macintyre asks what type of political community MacIntyre believes will bring human beings to the best and most flourishing life.

Aquinas Medals Awarded to Sommers and Haldane
Dr. Mary Catherine Sommers and Dr. John Haldane were inducted into the Order of St. Thomas on Sept. 24 in conjunction with the 37th annual Aquinas Lecture Series at the University of St. Thomas.

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Center for Thomistic Studies
The Center for Thomistic Studies at the University of St. Thomas is the only graduate philosophy program uniquely focused on the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas in the United States. The Center is founded on the Church’s insistence of the perennial value of the thought of Aquinas as the new millennium proceeds.
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