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Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association

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June 2, 2021

  • Anselm Ramelow
    A Perennial Theology of Nature
    first published on June 2, 2021

May 13, 2021

  • John H. Boyer, Daniel C. Wagner
    Albertus Magnus and Thomas Aquinas on What is “Better-Known” in Natural Science
    first published on May 13, 2021

May 5, 2021

  • Christopher Frey
    Aristotle on Activity as a Variety of Rest
    first published on May 5, 2021

May 1, 2021

  • Michael Rauschenbach
    Theistic Moral Realism, Evolutionary Debunking Arguments, and a Catholic Philosophy of Nature
    first published on May 1, 2021
  • Allison Postell
    The Nature of Virtue Ethics
    first published on May 1, 2021

April 30, 2021

  • Elliot Polsky
    “In As Many Ways As Something Is Predicated . . . in That Many Ways Is Something Signified to Be”
    The Logic behind Thomas Aquinas’s Predication Thesis, Esse Substantiale, and Esse in Rerum Natura
    first published on April 30, 2021
  • Jean De Groot
    The Significance of Hylomorphism
    first published on April 30, 2021

April 29, 2021

  • Ignacio De Ribera-Martin
    Generation and Homonymy in Aristotle’s Generation of Animals
    first published on April 29, 2021
  • R. E. Houser
    Aquinas the Avicennian: Prologue to the Commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics
    first published on April 29, 2021

April 28, 2021

  • Ryan Michael Miller
    Perennial Symmetry Arguments: Aristotle’s Heavenly Cosmology and Noether’s First Theorem
    first published on April 28, 2021

April 27, 2021

  • Christopher V. Mirus
    Relation is not a Category: A Sketch of Relation as a Transcendental
    first published on April 27, 2021
  • Thomas McLaughlin
    A Defense of Natural Place in a Contemporary Scientific Context
    first published on April 27, 2021
  • M. T. Lu
    Is Piety a Natural Virtue?
    first published on April 27, 2021
  • Marie I. George
    A Defense of the Distinction Between Plants and Animals
    first published on April 27, 2021

April 24, 2021

  • Daniel D. De Haan
    Is Philosophy of Nature Irrelevant?
    first published on April 24, 2021
  • Jameson Cockerell
    Divine Esse Without Ontological Significance
    Jean-Luc Marion’s Challenge to Aquinas
    first published on April 24, 2021
  • John G. Brungardt
    Is Aristotelian-Thomistic Natural Philosophy Still Relevant to Cosmology?
    first published on April 24, 2021
  • James Mattingly
    Empiricism and Natural Philosophy
    first published on April 24, 2021

April 23, 2021

  • Timothy Kearns
    Substantial Form in Modern Physics and the Other Sciences—and a New Picture of the Cosmos
    first published on April 23, 2021

April 22, 2021


September 18, 2020

  • Jonathan Fuqua
    Metaethical Mooreanism and Evolutionary Debunking
    first published on September 18, 2020
  • Steven Baldner
    Thomas Aquinas and Natural Inclination in Non-Living Nature
    first published on September 18, 2020
  • John G. Brungardt
    Is Personal Dignity Possible Only If We Live in a Cosmos?
    first published on September 18, 2020
  • Francis Feingold
    Is the Institution of Private Property Part of the Natural Law? Ius gentium and ius naturale in Aquinas’s Account of the Right to “Steal” When in Urgent Need
    first published on September 18, 2020

September 12, 2020

  • Jason T. Eberl, Christopher Ostertag
    Conscience, Compromise, and Complicity
    first published on September 12, 2020

September 10, 2020

  • Francis J. Beckwith
    Faith, Reason, and the Liberal Order
    first published on September 10, 2020

August 13, 2020

  • David McPherson
    Humane Philosophy as Public Philosophy
    A Path for Religious Engagement in Public Life
    first published on August 13, 2020
  • J. L. A. Garcia
    A Volitional Account of Racist Beliefs, Contamination, and Objects
    Engaging Dr. Urquidez
    first published on August 13, 2020

August 9, 2020

  • Scott J. Roniger
    Philosophy, Freedom, and Public Life
    Plato’s Gorgias as a Protreptic
    first published on August 9, 2020
  • Fr. James Dominic Rooney, OP
    Believing the Incomprehensible God
    Aquinas on Understanding God’s Testimony
    first published on August 9, 2020
  • Alexander R. Pruss
    Counseling Lesser and Proportionate Evils
    A Principled Defense
    first published on August 9, 2020

July 15, 2020

  • Christopher Kaczor
    A Defense of Conscientious Objection in Health Care
    A Reply to Recent Objections
    first published on July 15, 2020

October 24, 2019

  • Hilary Yancey
    Frontiers of Analogous Justice
    A Thomistic Approach to Martha Nussbaum’s Justice for Animals
    first published on October 24, 2019
  • Christopher Tomaszewski
    A Geachian Cure for Morally Paralyzed Skeptical Theists
    first published on October 24, 2019
  • Robert Verrill, OP
    Elementary Particles are not Substances
    first published on October 24, 2019

October 23, 2019

  • Marco Stango
    Understanding Hylomorphic Dualism
    first published on October 23, 2019
  • Karl Hahn
    “The Mystical is Everything Speculative”
    Natural Theology in Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion
    first published on October 23, 2019

October 22, 2019

  • Christopher O. Blum
    Nature and Modernity
    Can One Philosophize about Nature Today?
    first published on October 22, 2019
  • Lindsay K. Cleveland
    “Property” Characterization and the Status of Accidental Unities in Aquinas
    A Response to Brower
    first published on October 22, 2019

October 3, 2019

  • Michael Potts
    Catholic Hylomorphism, Disembodied Consciousness, and Temporary Bodies
    first published on October 3, 2019
  • Chad Engelland
    Dispositive Causality and the Art of Medicine
    first published on October 3, 2019
  • Gregory M. Reichberg
    Restrictive versus Permissive Double Effect
    Interpreting Aquinas
    first published on October 3, 2019

September 13, 2019

  • Matthew Pietropaoli
    A Fruitful Crisis of Belief
    Hans Jonas on a Proper Mode of Faith within the Context of Modernity
    first published on September 13, 2019
  • Joshua Lee Harris
    Things within Things? Toward an Ontology of the Firm
    first published on September 13, 2019

September 6, 2019

  • Jeremy W. Skrzypek
    Complex Survivalism, or
    How to Lose Your Essence and Live to Tell About It
    first published on September 6, 2019
  • Mark K. Spencer
    Grace, Natura Pura, and the Metaphysics of Status
    Personalism and Thomism on the Historicity of the Human Person and the Genealogy of Modernity
    first published on September 6, 2019

August 29, 2019

  • Maria Fedoryka
    “God is Love”
    Personal Plurality as the Completion of Aristotle’s Notion of Substance and Love as the Absolute Ground of the Divine Being
    first published on August 29, 2019
  • Joseph Gamache
    Doxastic Involuntarism and Evidentialism
    A Curious Modern Conjunction
    first published on August 29, 2019

April 3, 2018

  • John Skalko
    Why Did Aquinas Hold That Killing is Sometimes Just, But Never Lying?
    first published on April 3, 2018

March 2, 2018

  • William Matthew Diem
    Obligation, Justice, and Law
    A Thomistic Reply to Anscombe
    first published on March 2, 2018

March 1, 2018

  • Seamus O’Neill
    Augustine and Aquinas on Demonic Possession
    Theoria and Praxis
    first published on March 1, 2018
  • James Dominic Rooney, OP
    Goods and Groups
    Thomistic Social Action and Metaphysics
    first published on March 1, 2018
  • R. E. Houser
    Aquinas
    Justice as a Cardinal Virtue
    first published on March 1, 2018

February 28, 2018

  • Terence Sweeney
    Beginning and Ending with Hestia
    Finding a Home for Justice in Plato’s Political Philosophy
    first published on February 28, 2018
  • Kevin L. Flannery, S.J.
    Rule of Law and the Virtue of Justice
    The Socrates of Plato’s and a Pair of Later Moral Issues
    first published on February 28, 2018
  • Craig Iffland
    Public, Private, and Extra-Judicial Killing
    first published on February 28, 2018

February 24, 2018

  • V. Bradley Lewis
    Religious Liberty and the Limits of Rawlsian Justice
    first published on February 24, 2018
  • Alexander Schimpf
    A Prolegomena to Gender Justice
    first published on February 24, 2018
  • John O’Callaghan
    Mercy Beyond Justice
    The Tragedy of Shylock and Antonio
    first published on February 24, 2018

February 9, 2018

  • Charles D. Robertson
    Is Marriage a Basic Good?
    first published on February 9, 2018
  • Terence Irwin
    Aristotle’s Second Thoughts on Justice
    first published on February 9, 2018

January 4, 2018

  • Timothy Kearns
    Then and Now—A Thomistic Account of History
    first published on January 4, 2018
  • M. T. Lu
    The Missing Virtue
    Justice in Modern Virtue Ethics
    first published on January 4, 2018

November 17, 2017

  • Will Britt
    Why Friendship Justifies Becoming
    first published on November 17, 2017

November 14, 2017

  • Justin Habash
    Plato’s Debt
    Justice and Nature in Early Greek Philosophy
    first published on November 14, 2017
  • Brandon L. Wanless
    St. Thomas Aquinas on Original Justice and the Justice of Christ
    A Case Study in Christological Soteriology and Catholic Moral Theology
    first published on November 14, 2017

October 31, 2017

  • Steven Baldner
    Thomas Aquinas and Francisco Suarez on the Problem of Concurrence
    first published on October 31, 2017

April 26, 2017

  • Chad Engelland
    How Must We Be for the Resurrection to Be Good News?
    first published on April 26, 2017

April 25, 2017

  • J. L. A. Garcia
    From Neighbor-Love to Utilitarianism, and Back
    Uncovering Some Structures and Dynamics for Ethical Theory
    first published on April 25, 2017

March 21, 2017

  • Rémi Brague
    On the Need for a Philosophy of Nature and on Aquinas’s Help in Sketching One
    first published on March 21, 2017

February 7, 2017

  • Brian Leftow
    Divine Simplicity and Divine Freedom
    first published on February 7, 2017

February 3, 2017

  • John Skalko
    Catholics and Hugo Grotius’s Definition of Lying
    A Critique
    first published on February 3, 2017

February 1, 2017

  • Melissa Moschella
    Is Mandatory Autonomy Education in the Best Interests of Children?
    first published on February 1, 2017

January 6, 2017

  • Joshua Lee Harris
    Transcendental Multitude in Thomas Aquinas
    first published on January 6, 2017

January 4, 2017

  • Travis Dumsday
    A New Argument for the Incompatibility of Hylomorphism and Metaphysical Naturalism
    first published on January 4, 2017

December 29, 2016

  • Shawn Floyd
    Violence and the Obligations of Charity
    first published on December 29, 2016
  • Matthew Kent Siebert
    Aquinas on Believing God
    first published on December 29, 2016

December 8, 2016

  • Thomas D. Sullivan
    World-Maker, Mind-Maker, Revealer
    first published on December 8, 2016

December 6, 2016

  • Alexander Schimpf
    Robert Spaemann’s Approach to Ethical Analysis
    first published on December 6, 2016
  • Robert A. Elisher
    Molinist Divine Complicity
    A Response to Neal Judisch
    first published on December 6, 2016

December 1, 2016

  • Steven Baldner
    Descartes as Catholic Philosopher and Natural Philosopher
    first published on December 1, 2016

November 22, 2016

  • Peter Karl Koritansky
    A Thomistic Analysis of the Hart-Fuller Debate
    first published on November 22, 2016