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Dr. Mirela Oliva Assistant Professor
Center for Thomistic Studies
713/942-5062
olivam@stthom.edu
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Areas of Expertise

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Philosophy (PHD) - Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany (2007)

Research

  • The concept of sensus in medieval philosophy (2013)
  • Meaning

Publications

  • "Hermeneutics and the Illusion of Translation"
    Hermeneutik der Übersetzung, ed. L. Cercel
    Günter Narr (2012)
  • "Gadamer and Cusanus on Creation"
    Philosophy Today
    Chicago (2011)
  • "Das innere Verbum in Gadamers Hermeneutik"
    Mohr Siebeck, Tubingen (2009)
  • "Paul Ricoeur, Tradurre l'intraducibile. Sulla traduzione"
    Urbaniana University Press (2009)
  • "The Challenge of the Thomistic 'sensus communis': A Hermeneutic View"
    Proceedings of the Conference of the Pontifical Academy of St Thomas, Houston, October 2013
    forthcoming
    (1900)
  • "Hermeneutics and Thomism"
    Internationales Jahrbuch für Hermeneutik
    Mohr Siebeck (1900)
  • "Phenomenology and Hermeneutics"
    Research in Phenomenology
    Brill (1900)
  • "Paul Ricoeur's Hermeneutics of Creation"
    Revue Roumaine de Philosophie
    Academia Româna (1900)
  • "The Enchantment of Hermeneutics"
    Ermeneutica veritativa. Festschrift per Gaspare Mura
    Urbaniana University Press (1900)

Presentations

  • "The Meaning of History in Maritain" (2014)
    Annual Meeting of the American Maritain Association
  • "Meaning and Multiculturalism" (2014)
    Academy of Human and Social Sciences
  • "Meaning in Taoism and Hermeneutics" (2014)
    Annual Meeting of the North Texas Philosophical Association
  • "The Thomistic Challenge of Sensus Communis: A Hermeneutic Perspective" (2013)
    Pontifical Academy of St Thomas Conference
  • "Sense and Reference in Ricoeur and Frege" (2013)
    Cologne University of Applied Sciences
  • "Trinity and Difference: Heidegger and Gadamer on Aquinas" (2013)
    International Conference in Medieval Studies
  • "Gadamer and Cusanus on Creation"University of St Thomas
  • "Why Do We Speak? Divine and Human Word"Suffolk University
  • "Beauty in Gadamer and Aquinas"American Catholic Philosophical Association
  • "Events and Divine Action"Houston Baptist University
  • "Meaning and Religion in Gadamer and Pannenberg"North American Society for Hermeneutics
  • "Ricoeur's Hermeneutics of Creation"Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
  • "The All-Inclusiveness of Meaning in Ricoeur"Society for Ricoeur Studies
  • "The Inner Word in Aquinas and Contemporary Hermeneutics"University of St Thomas
  • "The Metaphysics of Language in Gadamer and Cusanus"Reuniones Filosoficas: Metaphysics of the Logos
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