The Catholic University of America

Michael Gorman

Associate Professor of Philosophy


OfficeAquinas Hall 212
Phone: (202) 319-6642
Mailing address:

The Catholic University of America
School of Philosophy
Washington, DC 20064, USA


Ph.D. (Philosophy), SUNY Buffalo, 1993
Ph.D. (Theology), Boston College, 1997

Areas of Interest

Metaphysics, Human Nature, Analytic Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy

Curriculum vitae Personal website

Select Publications

“On substantial independence: a reply to Patrick Toner.” Forthcoming in Philosophical Studies

“Personhood, Potentiality, and Normativity.” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 85 (2011): 483–98.

“On a Thomistic Worry about Scotus’s Doctrine of the esse Christi.” Antonianum 84 (2009): 719–33.

“The Essential and the Accidental.” Ratio 18 (2005): 276–89.

“Christ as Composite According to Aquinas.” Traditio 55 (2000): 143–57.