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Richard Kearney

On November 12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Richard Kearney, Charles Seelig Professor in Philosophy at Boston College, will speak on the topic, “Poetics of the Sacred.” Location: Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 325. This event is sponsored by Boston University’s Institute for Philosophy & Religion. For details, please call 617-353-3067 or email

Jeffrey Bloechi

Christianity vs. secularism needn't be a zero-sum game, writes Associate Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Bloechl for the Australian Broadcasting Co. Religion and Ethics Report

Eve Rabinoff

S. Eve Rabinoff, a former Philosophy Department teaching fellow who received her doctorate during the past year, has received an award from the Review of Metaphysics for her essay on Aristotle's ethics. BC Chronicle

Richard Kearney

In an increasingly virtual world, are people losing touch with the sense of touch itself? And if so, so what?, asks Seelig Professor of Philosophy Richard Kearney in a piece published by the New York Times and the Irish Times.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 2
12:00 noon, Stokes North 325
Philosophy and Theology Workgroup, Cathal Doherty, “The Universal Significance of Christ’s Individual Words of Forgiveness.” Brown bag lunch. Contact Andrew Prevot.

Thursday, December 4
3:30 p.m., Stokes North 325, Boston College
BACAP Seminar by Aryeh Kosman (Haverford), “Reading Early Platonic Dialogues.” Contact Gary Gurtler, S.J.

Thursday, December 4
7:30 p.m., Walsh Function Room, Boston College
BACAP Lecture by Aryeh Kosman (Haverford), “Why the Gods Love What is God-Beloved: Euthyphro 10-11.” Contact Gary Gurtler, S.J.


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