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Dr. Terry Hall Dr. Terry Hall Associate Professor
Philosophy/Honors
713/525-3587

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Dr. Terry Hall teaches philosophy and Honors courses as well as the Honors Convocation and freshmen Odyssey classes.

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Philosophy (PHD) - The Catholic University of America (1990)
  • Master of Arts - Philosophy - Oklahoma State University (1975)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Philosophy - Oklahoma State University (1971)

Publications

  • "Review of 'The Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott'"
    Review of Metaphysics
    (2005)
  • "Beyond the Procedural Republic: The Communitarian Liberalism of Michael Sandel"
    Liberalism at the Crossroads, 2nd Ed.
    Rowman and Littlefield (2003)
  • "Neutral Frameworks, The Rule of Law and the Common Good"
    The Failure of Modernism: The Cartesian legacy and Contemporary Pluralism
    American Maritain Association (1999)
  • "Natural Law and Legislation"
    Natural Law and Public Policy
    Georgetown University Press (1998)
  • "Sophistry and Wisdom in Plato's 'Meno'"
    Proceedings of the Philosophy of Education Society
    (1996) Page 110-113
  • "Beyond the Procedural Republic: The Communitarian Liberalism of Michael Sandel"
    Liberalism at the Crossroads
    Rowman and Littlefield (1994)
  • "The Voice of Liberal Learning: Michael Oakeshott on Education"
    Review of Metaphysics
    (1989)

Presentations

  • "Aquinas on Tyranny"UST Colloquium, Center for Thomistic Studies
  • "Glaucon's Challenge in Republic II: Virtue, Publicity and Privacy"UST Colloquium
  • "Judicial Brinkmanship: The Courts on Physician-Assisted Suicide"UST Colloquium
  • "Life, Dignity and Justice: Can a Thomist Support Capital Punishment"UST Colloquium, Center for Thomistic Studies
  • "Natural Law and the Legislator"UST Colloquium, Center for Thomistic Studies
  • "Speech and the Human Good"UST Colloquium, Center for Thomistic Studies
  • "Yves Simon's Theory of the Common Good"UST Colloquium, Center for Thomistic Studies