The Thomistic Seminar: Aquinas and the Philosophy of Nature

Thomistic Seminar 2016 SliderThe 11th annual Thomistic Seminar for graduate students in philosophy and related disciplines will study Aquinas and the Philosophy of Nature.

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Dates of the Seminar: August 7–13, 2016

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Director: John Haldane, Baylor University and University of St. Andrews

Sarah Broadie, University of St. Andrews
Edward Feser, Pasadena City College
Robert Koons, University of Texas
Candace Vogler, University of Chicago

The Study of Nature
Unity and Diversity
Substance and Causality
Time and Creation
Physics and Biology

Eligibility: This seminar is open to graduate students in philosophy. Applications from students in other disciplines (e.g. theology or political theory), who have a background in philosophy, will also be considered. Those who have attended the seminar three times already may not apply.

Registration Fee: A non-refundable $250 fee will be required of all accepted students to serve as payment for all meals, housing, and readings. There is no fee simply for applying.

Please direct any questions to John Doherty at