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July 2020

A Generous Creation: A Metaphysics of Hope

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 29, 2020

Online Seminar Led by R. J. Snell Reading: De Ente et Essentia, by Thomas Aquinas. Aquinas’s text De Ente et Essentia is no easy read, and in fact much of it can seem slightly arcane—debates about the language of genus and species don’t make everyone’s pulse quicken with excitement. I’ll admit, the text is technical and difficult, but it also contains and explains the fundamental nature of reality and how and why reality is fecund and overflows with meaning, purpose,…

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The End of Justice: Is The Death Penalty Acceptable?

July 17 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 24, 2020

Online Seminar Led by Joaquim Brooks Readings: from Public Discourse As a follow-up to our Advanced New Natural Law Seminar earlier in the summer, we will examine in greater detail into one of the points of contention between Classical and New Natural Law: the death penalty. Whereas the previous seminar explored the more theoretical underpinnings of the New Natural Law, this seminar will cast in high relief one particular practical consequence of the disagreement, that is, whether intentional killing is ever…

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A Generous Creation: A Metaphysics of Hope

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 29, 2020

Online Seminar Led by R. J. Snell Reading: De Ente et Essentia, by Thomas Aquinas. Aquinas’s text De Ente et Essentia is no easy read, and in fact much of it can seem slightly arcane—debates about the language of genus and species don’t make everyone’s pulse quicken with excitement. I’ll admit, the text is technical and difficult, but it also contains and explains the fundamental nature of reality and how and why reality is fecund and overflows with meaning, purpose,…

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The End of Justice: Is The Death Penalty Acceptable?

July 24 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 24, 2020

Online Seminar Led by Joaquim Brooks Readings: from Public Discourse As a follow-up to our Advanced New Natural Law Seminar earlier in the summer, we will examine in greater detail into one of the points of contention between Classical and New Natural Law: the death penalty. Whereas the previous seminar explored the more theoretical underpinnings of the New Natural Law, this seminar will cast in high relief one particular practical consequence of the disagreement, that is, whether intentional killing is ever…

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A Generous Creation: A Metaphysics of Hope

July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 29, 2020

Online Seminar Led by R. J. Snell Reading: De Ente et Essentia, by Thomas Aquinas. Aquinas’s text De Ente et Essentia is no easy read, and in fact much of it can seem slightly arcane—debates about the language of genus and species don’t make everyone’s pulse quicken with excitement. I’ll admit, the text is technical and difficult, but it also contains and explains the fundamental nature of reality and how and why reality is fecund and overflows with meaning, purpose,…

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August 2020

Thomistic Seminar

August 2 - August 8
Princeton, NJ Princeton, NJ United States + Google Map
First Principles Event

This seminar, for graduate students in philosophy and related fields, explores Thomas Aquinas’s understanding of practical rationality alongside work by contemporary analytic philosophers.

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