The Catholic University of America

Michael Gorman

Ordinary 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

"Essentiality as Foundationality." In Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics, ed. Daniel Novotny and Lukas Novak (Routledge, 2014), 119-37.

"On Substantial Independence: A Reply to Patrick Toner." Philosophical Studies 159 (2012): 293-97.

"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)