John O'Callaghan

November 30th, 2017 · 27 mins 51 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, we chat with John O'Callaghan, associate professor of philosophy, Director of the Jacques Maritain Center, and the 2017-18 Mary Ann Remick Senior Visiting Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture. We talk about teaching St. Thomas Aquinas to undergraduates, the work he's undertaking as the CEC's Remick Fellow, and the continuing relevance of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Episode Links

  • Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas — The Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas carries out a specific mission, which is to carry out research into, to defend, and to disseminate the doctrine of the Angelic Doctor, and, taking due account of contemporary cultural traditions, 'to develop further this part of Thomistic doctrine which deals with humanity, given that his assertions on the dignity of the human person and the use of his reason, in perfect harmony with the faith, make St. Thomas a teacher for our time' (Inter Munera Academiarum, n. 4).
  • ND Center for Ethics and Culture Fellows — The CEC has several types of fellowships for established and rising scholars, including two endowed fellowships: the Mary Ann Remick Senior Visiting Fellow and the Myser Fellow.
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