Doctoral Dissertation Examines Christian Philosophy of Étienne Gilson
James D. Capehart successfully defended his dissertation, examining the nature of Étienne Gilson’s beliefs regarding Christian philosophy. Gilson helped the Basilian Fathers found the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.
Fr. Stephen L. Brock, Professor of Medieval Philosophy at Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome delivers a lecture on "Aquinas's Shortest Way to God's Existence, and How Darwinism Fits Within It." Watch it now
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Pope John Paul II Forum The 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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Corpus Thomisticum The 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.
UST Houston Doctoral Candidate Captures Universality of the Nicomachean Ethics Daniel Wagner successfully defended his dissertation, “φύσις καί τὸ ἀνθρώπινον ἀγαθὸν (‘Nature and the Human Good’): The Aristotelian Foundations of the Human Good,” on April 27. In the dissertation, Wagner presents Aristotle’s concept of the human good in the Nicomachean Ethics as the philosopher intended for it to be understood.
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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.