The Catholic University of America

School of Philosophy

The Catholic University of America

Fall 2009 Lecture Series


The Issue of Truth - In Honor of Robert Sokolowski


September 4                             John McCarthy, The Catholic University of America
                                                Hume's Curious Love of Truth
September 11                           John Brough, Georgetown University
                                                Photography, Film, and the Phenomenology of the Human Person
September 18                           Guy Mansini, OSB, St. Meinrad's Seminary, Indiana
                                                Christianity and Plotinus
September 25                           Alasdair MacIntyre, University of Notre Dame
                                                Ends and Endings
October 2                                 Alva Noë, University of California, Berkeley
                                                On Over-Intellectualizing the Intellect
October 9                                 Daniel Maher, Assumption College
                                                "To signify not one is to signify nothing": Aristotle on Unity and Contradiction
October 16                               Francis Slade, Saint Francis College
                                                Philosophy and Political Form

October 23                               Richard Cobb-Stevens, Boston College
                                                The Contemporary Relevance of Husserl's The Crisis of European Sciences and
                                                Transcendental Phenomenology

October 30
                               James Hart, Indiana University
                                                The Singularity of Love
November 6                             John Rist, University of Toronto and the Istituto Patristico Augustinianum
                                                We Don't Do Truth
November 20                            John Drummond, Fordham University
                                                Having the Right Attitudes
December 4                              John Wippel, The Catholic University of America
                                                Aquinas on Creation: A Philosophical or Theological Issue?


All lectures are held at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of Aquinas Hall at 
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 20064.

This series is made possible by a generous grant from the Franklin J. Matchette Foundation 
and the support of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation and the George Dougherty Foundation.

For further information, contact the Office of the Dean, School of Philosophy, 202-319-5259,