Professional Bio

B.A., Philosophy, St. Mary of the Lake Seminary

S.T.B., Theology, St. Mary of the Lake Seminary

M.A., Ph.D., Philosophy, DePaul University


Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

The thought of Martin Heidegger

20th Century Ethics, especially the work of Bernard Williams, Alasdair MacIntyre, and Iris Murdoch

Ethics and Literature, especially Greek Tragedy

Papers and Presentations

“Max Scheler’s Phenomenology of Religion,” Man and World, 1976

“Philosophical Hermeneutics and Religious Understanding,” Journal of Religious Education, 1979

“What was Heidegger up to?”

“Death and the Poetic Imagination” (in progress)