The Catholic University of America

John Rist

Father Kurt Pritzl, O.P., Chair in Philosophy

 
Email: johnmrist@yahoo.co.uk

Office: Aquinas Hall 203
Phone: (202) 319-6645
Office hours: Mondays and Fridays 9:00–10:00 a.m. and by appointment
Mailing address:

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

Education

M.A. in Classics, University of Cambridge, 1963

Areas of Interest

Ancient Philosophy, Neoplatonism, Patristics, Ethics

Curriculum vitae  


Select Publications

What is Truth? From the Academy to the Vatican. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.    
Real Ethics: Reconsidering the Foundations of Morality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.    
Augustine: Ancient Thought Baptized. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.    
“Morality and Religion: Some Questions about First Principles.” Philosophical Investigations 34 (2011): 214–38.
 
“Faith and Reason.” In The Cambridge Companion to Augustine, edited by Eleonore Stump and Norman Kretzmann, 26–39. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

“Plotinus and Christian Philosophy.” In The Cambridge Companion to Plotinus, edited by Lloyd P. Gerson, 386–413. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
 
“Back to the Mysticism of Plotinus: Some More Specifics.” Journal of the History of Philosophy 27 (1989): 183–97.
 
“Equals and Intermediates in Plato.” Phronesis 9 (1964): 27–37.