Philosophy Conferences | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Conferences 

    Each year the MA Philosophy Program sponsors a scholarly conference on Christian philosophy. Philosophers and scholars from around the world meet for several days to discuss the work of an important Catholic philosopher or an important philosophical topic or school in the Catholic philosophical tradition. Whenever possible, graduate courses are offered in conjunction with the conferences to augment the courses and sometimes to allow graduate student participation in the conference.

    In addition to the annual conference on Christian philosophy the MA Philosophy Program sometimes sponsors or co-sponsors an additional conference or colloquium on an important theme or person. 

    Past Conferences 

    October 2014: The Power of Beauty Co-sponsored with the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project 

    April 2013: Must Morality Be Grounded in God? 

    Winter 2012: Science and Faith Conference: "Can Science Inform Our Understanding of God?" 

    Spring 2013 - Must Morality Be Grounded in God? 

    April 2012 - Ancient and Medieval Perspectives on Aristotle's Categories 

    December 2012 - Science and Faith: "Can Science Inform Our Understanding of God?" 

    Spring 2006 - Francisco Suarez Conference 

    Spring 2007 - Boethius Conference 

    October 2007 - Dietrich Von Hildebrand Conference 

    Spring 2008 - Jean-Luc Marion Conference

    Spring 2009 - The Legacy of Neo-Platonism Conference 

    Spring 2010 - Edith Stein Conference 

    April 2011 - Early Phenomenology Conference

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