The Thomistic Seminar: Aquinas, Christianity, and Metaphysics

The 9th annual Thomistic Seminar for graduate students in philosophy and related disciplines will examine themes in Christianity and Metaphysics, particularly in the work of Thomas Aquinas.

Seminar topics will include philosophical arguments for the existence of God, the nature of God as one and three, the actions of God in creation and redemption, the supernatural life of the soul, the metaphysics of death, and the afterlife.

Dates: August 3–9, 2014

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

John Haldane, University of St. Andrews
Edward Feser, Pasadena City College
John O’Callaghan, University of Notre Dame
Candace Vogler, University of Chicago

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.

Application Process: The seminar is no longer taking applications.

Registration Fee: A $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