Review Of Metaphysics Dissertation Essay Contest


The Center for the Aristotelian Tradition is housed in the Philosophy Department, but welcomes associates from across the University.  Some faculty listed here have primary research interests in Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition; others are less centrally involved, but all have done work impinging on it by engaging issues pursuant to it.  

Philosophy Faculty:

  • Christopher Shields, Director:  Aristotle, Ancient Philosophy, Aquinas, Suárez, Neo-Aristotelian Metaphysics and Philosophy of Mind.  
  • Sara Bernstein: Metaphysics, Causation 
  • Therese Cory: Medieval Philosophy, Thomas Aquinas, Arabic-to-Latin Transmission, Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
  • Richard Cross: Medieval Philosophy and Theology, History of Philosophical Theology, Duns Scotus
  • Stephen Dumont: Medieval Philosophy 
  • Rev. John Jenkins (President, ND): Medieval Philosophy, especially Aquinas, Philosophical Theology, Aristotle
  • Sean Kelsey: Aristotle, Ancient Philosophy  
  • Daniel Nolan: Metaphysics, Teleology 
  • John O'Callaghan: Medieval Philosophy, Thomas Aquinas, Thomistic Metaphysics
  • David O'Connor: Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy and Literature 
  • Michael Rea: Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Hylomorphism
  • Nicholas Teh: Philosophy of Physics, Metaphysics, Aristotle's Natural Philosophy, Intentionality 
  • Paul Weithman: Contemporary Political Philosophy, Ethics, Medieval Political Philosophy 
  • Emeritus:




  • 2017: Wang Hua, Normal University of Beijing, 'NousPoiêtikos'
  • 2016: Thomas Harb, Humbolt Univeristy of Berlin, 'Theorien der Privation im Aristotelismus'

Graduate Students

Current Graduates

Completed Graduates

  • 2017: David Squires, 'A Defense of Aristotle's Constituent Ontology'
  • 2016: Allison Murphy, 'Living Well with Others: Aristotle on Friendship'
  • 2015: 'Anne Siebels Peterson, 'Hylomorphism in Aristotle’s Metaphysics: Constituent Ontology without Derivative Diversification'  (Winner, Review of Metaphysics Dissertation Essay Contest)

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The Review of Metaphysics is devoted to the promotion of technically competent, definitive contributions to philosophical knowledge. Not associated with any school or group, not the organ of any association or institution, it is interested in persistent, resolute inquiries into root questions, regardless of the writer's affiliations.

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