The Catholic University of America

John C. McCarthy, Dean

Associate Professor of Philosophy

 
Email: mccartjc@cua.edu

OfficeAquinas Hall 100
Phone: (202) 319-5259 Office Hours: By appointment; contact brunk@cua.edu to schedule. 
Mailing address:

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

Education

Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 1988

Areas of Interest

Early modern philosophy, political philosophy, phenomenology

Curriculum vitae  


Select Publications

Modern Enlightenment and the Rule of Reason. Edited by John C. McCarthy. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1998.    
“Descartes’s Feeble Spirits.” In Weakness of the Will from Plato to the Present, edited by Tobias Hoffmann, 175–209. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2008. 

“The Reach of Reason.” In Ethics and Theological Disclosures: The Thought of Robert Sokolowski, edited by James Hart and Guy Mansini, O.S.B., 102–34. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2003.

“The Being of the Maybe: Husserl on Doubting.” Man and World 28 (1995): 261–81.

“Pascal on Certainty and Utility.” In Modern Enlightenment and the Rule of Reason, edited by John C. McCarthy, 92–123. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University Press, 1998.

“How Knowing the World Completes the World: A Note on Aquinas and Husserl.” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 57 (1993): 71–86.