Thomistic Studies | Houston Texas Catholic University
  • Introduction
    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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  • 2015 Aquinas Lecture Presents Prof. Remi Brague
    2015 Aquinas Lecture Presents Prof. Remi Brague

    Dr. Remi Brague, emeritus professor of Medieval and Arabic Philosophy at the University of Paris, will speak on St. Thomas Aquinas' doctrine on providence and its current relevance at 7:30 p.m. On Nov. 10 in Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum, for the 2015 Aquinas Lecture Series. The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Thomistic Studies Graduates 25th Doctoral Candidate
    Thomistic Studies Graduates 25th Doctoral Candidate

    Sister Anne Frances Ai Le, O.P., graduated as the 25threcipient of a doctorate in philosophy from the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies as she successfully defended her dissertation on May 9.

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  • 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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  • Scott Sullivan Defends Sufficient Reason in Dissertation
    Scott Sullivan Defends Sufficient Reason in Dissertation

    Scott Sullivan, a doctoral candidate in the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies program, publicly defended his dissertation, "Nihil Est Sine Ratione: A Defense of the Principle of Sufficient Reason," on Jan. 17 before the University community and his dissertation board.

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Joint Conference

The first US Conference of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas held in North America.

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Pope John Paul II ForumThe Pope John Paul II forum seeks to promote the understanding of the thought of Pope John Paul II and to develop his legacy as it forms and equips the Church for the new evangelization.

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American Catholic Philosophical Association
American Catholic Philosophical AssociationSteeped in classical sources and cultivating the Catholic Philosophical heritage, the ACPA is known for creative engagement with major philosophers of every era and bold responses to the themes and issues of contemporary philosophy.

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Corpus Thomisticum
Corpus ThomisticumThe Corpus Thomisticum project aims to provide scholars with a set of free online instruments of research on Thomas Aquinas, including the Opera Omnia in Latin, a searchable Index Thomisticus, and other resources.

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News at the Center
Thomistic Studies Graduate Student Earns Maritain Award
Francisco Plaza, a student from the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies, was awarded the American Maritain Association Graduate Student Award at an annual conference held in San Francisco, Feb. 26–28. At least 50 people attended the conference.

UST, University of Cambridge Post-Doctorate Defends Dissertation
Daniel De Haan defended his doctoral dissertation on Dec. 5 in Sullivan Hall at the University of St. Thomas. De Haan’s doctoral dissertation is titled, "Necessary Existence and the Doctrine of Being in Avicenna's Metaphysics of the Healing: On the Function of the Fundamental Scientific First Principles of Metaphysics."

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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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