Papers on Aquinas at Kalamazoo 2008

Every year I try to "scrape" the PDF file that the people at Western Michigan University put out for that year's Congress. Here are the papers directly on Aquinas for this year's Congress, plus some allied topics.

Forty-third International Congress on Medieval Studies May 8–11, 2008

Papers on Aquinas

  • Thomas Aquinas on the Gift of Wisdom (Daria Lucas, Univ. of Notre Dame)
  • Aquinas, Scandal, Public Figures, and Freedom of the Press: A Test Case for Natural Law Theory (David Conter, Huron Univ. College)
  • Natural Law, Practical Reason, and Prudence in Thomas Aquinas (James M. Jacobs, Notre Dame Seminary)
  • Natural Rights and Unnatural Persons: Coercion and Rights in Augustine, Aquinas, and Some Twelfth-Century Thinkers (Toy-Fung Tung, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY)
  • Aquinas on the Political Autonomy of the Household (Thornton Lockwood, Boston Univ.)
  • Analogy and Accommodation in Aquinas and Calvin (Laura Smit)
  • Saint Thomas on the Question of the Sacramentality of Religious (Paul Jerome Keller, OP, Providence College
  • Inclination, Appetite, and Will: Continuities and Discontinuities (Mary Veronica Sabelli, RSM, St. John's Seminary)
  • The Palindromic Structure of Aquinas's Adoro devote (Lucia Treanor, FSE, Grand Valley State Univ)
  • Saint Thomas's Third Way Revisited (Lawrence Dewan, OP, Dominican Univ. College)
  • Can Being Be Accidental: Ens per Accidens in Saint Thomas's Metaphysics (Barbara Freres, Cardinal Stritch Univ.)
  • Person and Relation in the Summa theologiae (Patrick Meredith Gardner, Univ. of Notre Dame)
  • Aquinas: Prayer as a Rational Act (Michael R. Miller, Mount St. Mary's Univ.)
  • Papers on Steven A. Long's The Teleological Grammar of the Moral Act
    • Long's "Natural Teleology" and the Finis Operis (Thomas M. Osborne, Jr., Univ. of St. Thomas, Houston)
    • The Disappearing Act: The Teleology That Went Away (Steven J. Jensen, Univ. of St. Thomas, Houston)
    • Why This Book Matters (Romanus Cessario, OP, St. John's Seminary)
    • Response to Papers: (Steven A. Long, Ave Maria Univ.)
  • Thomas Aquinas on Courage, Death, and the Good of Reason (James Carey, St. John's College)
  • Courage and Faith in the Village of Le Chambon, France (Randall Smith, Univ. of St. Thomas, Houston)
  • Ordinary Martyrs: Thomas Aquinas on Courage in Everyday Life (Colleen McCluskey, St. Louis Univ)
  • Putting the Evil in Medieval and Other Adventures: Chaucer, Dante, and Aquinas in Newberry (Warren S. Moore III, Newberry College)
  • Love Bears All Things: Aquinas on the Virtue of Courage and the Gift of Fear (Rebecca Konyndyk De Young, Calvin College)
  • The Grammar of Courage and the Vision of God (Gary Culpepper, Providence College)
  • Woman and War: Andromache, Jeanne d'Arc, and Rosie the Riveter (Mary C. Sommers, Center for Thomistic Studies)
  • Abstraction and the Moral Species of Human Acts (David M. Gallagher, Independent Scholar)
  • Courage in the Early Moral Works of Albert the Great (Martin Tracey, Benedictine Univ.)
  • The Role of Courage in Intellectual Work (Liliana Beatriz Irizar, Sergio Arboleda Univ)
  • Procession as Communication of the Divine Essence: The Heart of Aquinas's Trinitarian Theology (Anselm K. Min)

Other papers

  • Aristotle, Politics, and the Dominicans in the Middle Ages (Charles F. Briggs, Georgia Southern Univ)
  • Tolomeo Fiadoni (Ptolemy of Lucca) and the Controversy over the Reception of Aristotle's Politics (James M. Blythe, Univ. of Memphis)
  • Procession as Communication of the Divine Essence: The Heart of Aquinas's Trinitarian Theology (Anselm K. Min)
  • Henry Harclay, Duns Scotus, and Their Critique of Aquinas's Theory of Relations (John Slotemaker, Boston College)

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson is an associate professor of Theology at Marquette University, and founded on Squarespace in November of 2004. He studied with James Weisheipl, Leonard Boyle, Walter Principe, and Lawrence Dewan, at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto, Canada).